What to expect from the many changes to security and privacy in the first release of Catalina. How to run non-notarized apps, and more.
Single-user mode to run fsck to check and repair your boot disk became tricky with Fusion Drives. With a T2 chip, it’s not practical in its traditional form.
Apple has just warned developers that rules on notarization will change in macOS 10.14.5. Will users be affected?
Security Updates for both 10.13. and 10.12 have been replaced with new builds. The original 10.13 High Sierra 2019-002 build # was 17G6029, now it’s 17G6030
Today Apple released an updated developer document informing us of upcoming notarization changes. Note: This will be a live document discussing the new 10.14.5 Notarization and Gatekeeper controls. I will be adding new information as it comes in. We have little to go on right now other than the requirement paragraph. MacOS 10.14.5 (18F108f) Beta … Continue reading “Upcoming Mojave 10.14.5 update enables enforcement of some Notarization & Gatekeeper controls.”
Source: Blog – Mr. Macintosh
Duo’s security team explores how the T2 coprocessor is being used by Apple and how it fits into the larger system security model, as well as how this may evolve in the future.
macOS 10.14.2 brings a welcome change to our Secure Token saga!
Apple Mobile File Integrity is a combination of a KEXT and a LaunchDaemon which check app signatures, entitlements, and provisioning profiles.
Don’t just throw it in a box and send it off: what happens if its internal storage is replaced or wiped? What about protecting sensitive files? Does a T2 chip make this difficult?
One of the areas that Apple has made big improvements with the release of the 2017 iMac Pro is SecureBoot. SecureBoot is a process where the firmware validates the bootloader prior to loading. This blog post does a deep dive into SecureBoot in the new iMac Pro.