Why might we want to repair permissions, and how does it differ now from what is used to be? As shown in a clear diagram.
Over the last year, I have come across many Macs which have been left with serious vulnerabilities. Here are four common ones, and how to put them right.
Did Sierra systems have a silent update to OSX1012IncompatibleAppList around 4 January 2018? It looks like another worrying mistake by Apple.
Hectic with SIP problems in High Sierra, the Meltdown and Spectre vulnerabilities, then iCloud Drive’s strange stripping of extended attributes.
How to attach a metadata flag to a file or folder, to bring it under the protection of SIP.
When you can’t remove an app which you installed just a few minutes ago, you know there’s something wrong. Here’s the solution, and why this is bad security.
Now provides complete details of security updates, and simple tools to check for and install any pending updates.
Used to override the global mapping for any given file type, this reflects the Finder’s individual setting for a document.
Now offers three different ways of checking for updates, which should be compatible with El Capitan, Sierra, and High Sierra.
Two significant fixes for El Capitan, and one for all users, should bring this beta release closer to the final.