Mac Developer: Drop-dead simple exploit completely bypasses Mac’s malware Gatekeeper | Ars Technica
Drop-dead simple exploit completely bypasses Mac’s malware Gatekeeper | Ars Technica Since its introduction in 2012, an OS X feature known as Gatekeeper has gone a long way to protecting the Macs of security novices and experts alike. Not only does it help neutralize social engineering attacks that trick less experienced users into installing trojans, code-signing requirements ensure even seasoned users that an installer app hasn't been maliciously modified as it was downloaded over an unencrypted connection.
Extra hoops for legitimate developers that apparently do not retard the activities of elite hackers.
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