What’s coming at WWDC, and how will Apple profit handsomely from Marzipan even if it doesn’t help many developers?
Notarization is already required for some kernel extensions and apps, even in 10.14.5. So how do you tell whether an app or code bundle is notarized?
The Mojave 10.14.5 update changed security of kernel extensions. But did it make notarization a requirement? How to tackle such installations.
Crawls selected folders checking all app signatures. Reports all signatures which have problems, including unsigned apps.
Apple provides detailed information about how to stunt your Mac’s performance to mitigate against MDS, but doesn’t mention how notarization has become mandatory, and can block extensions and apps from running.
Is notarization just ‘security theatre’? How easy would it be to distribute malware through a legitimate distributor outside the App Store?
Over 10 months, I’ve run over 100 notarisations on more than 30 apps. How reliable and responsive has Apple’s service been?
Before we worry about new apps to manage and play media, replacing iTunes, shouldn’t we think about the loss of 32-bit software, including QuickTime, and requirements for hardening and notarization?
Apple’s latest information on notarization can appear alarming and contradictory. Do you need to notarize your own apps and scripts? More helpful guidance.
Apple has just warned developers that rules on notarization will change in macOS 10.14.5. Will users be affected?