Eighteen new apps for free download – it hasn’t been a bad year. But Apple needs to fix its App Store, as well as delivering new iMacs and the Mac Pro in 2019. And did I mention security?
The differences between a full Gatekeeper check, an AMFI check for integrity, and a normal app open, and why signature errors can be tolerated.
Apple appears to be maintaining MRT, but hasn’t changed detection signatures in XProtect for 9 months. What does this mean for the security of macOS and its users?
Apple has just pushed an update to the ‘Yara’ data files used by XProtect, bringing its version number […]
What may be a robust strategy for security in macOS 10.15 might leave many users of older versions stranded. This needs discussion.
XProtect hasn’t had any update to its detection signatures for over 7 months, and MRT hasn’t been updated for over 4 months. What is their future? Are they now tools of the past?
Mojave checks newly-installed apps which are not from the App Store more thoroughly, and handles notarized apps differently too. Here are some details.
In amongst the hundreds of thousands of files which together make macOS Mojave work, there are security and […]
Apple has at last, after more than six months, pushed an update to the configuration data for its […]
All versions of Safari, including shiny new 12, and macOS, including Mojave, appear vulnerable to exploits in old versions of Adobe Flash Player, because XProtect hasn’t been updated.