An important feature for many iOS users, this has now appeared in macOS, despite not apparently being exposed to the user. Here’s what I know.
Certificate revocation checks in macOS could be misused in surveillance. How could you prevent that without putting your Mac at risk?
Apple’s Mail, Notes ad other apps now use Core Spotlight, which protects the privacy of their data, but stops search apps from doing their job. And worse.
Fifteen years ago, when we first got Spotlight search, we were more concerned with finding our documents rather than preventing others from reading their contents. Why?
Final in series. Examines how the hardened runtime controls access to protected private data and services, and how some use private entitlements.
Second in the series. Considers in detail what the hardened environment offers the user, and how notarized apps can opt out of its protection.
Two bugs – one affecting SDK version beyond 11.0, the other changing designation of the Audio privacy entitlement. Now fixed.
First of three articles looking in detail at what notarization involves, and the benefits it might have to users. Considers the question of legacy apps.
If you’re using Catalina or Big Sur, you should by now only be obtaining apps from four sources: […]
Preview now offers a tool to redact content from PDF documents. It’s simple to use, but is it safe, or could it lead to disclosure of sensitive information?