How ssh is by default given full access to private data, and how removing it from the Privacy pane only enables that access.
This article is being replaced with a completely fresh one which should be far more accurate.
Which of the three vulnerabilities in privacy protection has been fixed in 10.14.1? Is it good protection now?
XProtect hasn’t had any update to its detection signatures for over 7 months, and MRT hasn’t been updated for over 4 months. What is their future? Are they now tools of the past?
A new version of Mojave brings some fixes, and introduces some new bugs. Here a few for starters. I’ll add more as we discover them.
If privacy is a fundamental human right, should we also have access to the private data held on our Macs? Tim Cook’s 4 principles are starting points for debate, and Apple needs to discuss more than to dictate.
Permissions, ACLs, SIP, TCC privacy protection, and now DataVaults – Mojave has many ways of stopping software from opening files and folders.
It is easy to browse images and other documents in the QuickLook cache in High Sierra and earlier, but Apple has not blocked this – details here.
Now reports the version number of TCC_Compatibility.bundle in Mojave, to watch for pushed updates of this from Apple.
TCC observed loading overrides during startup, and two typical sequences responding to access requests. Useful tips for fixing problems.