Checks the entitlements and settings of apps for accessing private data in Mojave, with a custom log browser to help diagnose problems.
Apple has intentionally made it very hard to troubleshoot problems with privacy protection. Here’s a new feature to help, in a new version of Taccy.
TCC observed loading overrides during startup, and two typical sequences responding to access requests. Useful tips for fixing problems.
How command tools gain access to protected data, through their Attribution Chain. Diagnosing their problems, and fixing them.
With Mojave’s release 11 days away, its privacy protection looks even more complex, particularly when an app uses a helper tool which needs Full Disk Access.
The differences between security and privacy, why we need effective controls over both, and how those controls are different.
Control of one app by another is an important but difficult aspect of Mojave’s new privacy controls. Here’s how it handles that at present, and some of the issues it raises.
For many users, privacy controls in Mojave will pass almost unnoticed. Here are tips for those who have greater demands, and want their apps to access protected data.
To pre-empt privacy problems in Mojave, you need to know information which is currently not easily obtained. Here’s an app to do it for you.
Mojave’s new privacy controls continue to cause problems with AppleEvents, and have a remaining bug to be fixed. Why have they been discovered so late, though?