Is macOS going to be like iOS? Not in Ventura, where notarization is improved with additional security checks. Here are the details.
It’s dull and workaday, but important to every user. At the moment it just isn’t working properly, whether it’s the App Store or 3rd party subscriptions.
Introducing a new system for each of my apps to check whether an update is available, and downloading that for you.
Explaining how the script in SparkleCheck works, and why I did it that way – which is not what the documentation might suggest.
Trying to work out whether an app needs to be updated because of the Sparkle vulnerability is messy. Here’s an AppleScript app to tell you.
Apps which allow you to check for updates and use Sparkle to download and install updates should all now be updated to use secure connections. Are yours?
In-app update systems can be vulnerable to attack, if they do not use secure connections throughout.