Unpatched Apple macOS Vulnerability Lets Malicious Apps Run — What You Need To Know

Source: Forbes Getty AppleInsider reports that a vulnerability first disclosed to Apple three months ago remains unpatched, and now the security researcher who found it has gone public. Filippo Cavallarin has published details of how the vulnerability enables a user to be tricked into running malicious applications, bypassing the Gatekeeper function in the process. Gatekeeper … Read more

Don’t get the pitchforks yet, Apple devs: macOS third-party application clampdown probably not as bad as rumored

Source: The Register The v10.15 will bring tighter security, the escape hatch should remain open for now.   Imagine for a moment the possibility that macOS 10.15, due to arrive later this year, will run only apps signed with a valid Apple developer certificate, with no option to white-list unsigned apps via the company’s Gatekeeper … Read more