Minor updates, which check their code signatures each time they start up.
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.
Look in Activity Monitor or the log, and you won’t find anything named Gatekeeper, is its a team of different systems, each of which can work on its own. Here’s the detail and a diagram.
Over 6 GB of files installed, this brings many updates to bundled apps including Safari 12.1.1, changes to iTunes, and small changes to APFS too. Here are the details.
Tucked away in the macOS Mojave 10.14.5 update is a significant change in the way that it handles […]
Apple has pushed an update to the data used by Gatekeeper, bringing its version number to 166, dated […]
Apple has just released macOS Mojave 10.14.5 update, which is around 2.8 GB in size when obtain via […]
App signatures are only checked on app first run – it may once have been true, but is no longer accurate. But can you bypass those additional checks? Is this a vulnerability?
First full release version, which conforms to macOS clearance convention, and lets you know which flags it has changed.
How can an app check that nothing has nobbled it? How to use its code signature to perform a simple launch test.