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Getting Packages Out of the App Store | Discussion

EDIT: I have taken out the majority of this post.<p>Start packaging receipts with an AppleID you control and control your users access to MAS and keep …

Apps

Validating Receipts Locally

Software Development

Poking Around in Mac App Store Receipts

Yngve Åström asked if anyone knew how to tell which Apple ID installed an app store app on the MacEnterprise mailing list:<p>Is it just me or have …

Skype can't fix a nasty security bug without a massive code rewrite

The bug grants a low-level user access to every corner of the operating system.<p>A security flaw in Skype's updater process can allow an attacker to …

Information Security

Key iPhone Source Code Gets Posted Online in 'Biggest Leak in History'

Source code for iBoot, one of the most critical iOS programs, was anonymously posted on GitHub.<p><i>Update, February 8, 08:27 a.m.: Apple filed a copyright takedown request with GitHub and forced the company to remove the code.</i><p>Someone just posted what experts say is the source code for a core component …

OS X

Managing Macs at Scale

Express Setup, Location Services, Time Zone, and High Sierra<p>I recently ran into a snag with our Device Enrollment Program (DEP) workflow. Users were …

Operating Systems

CVE - Home

Information Security

ldapsearch is your friend

Need a friend to help you in the war against seemingly complex LDAP configuration tasks? Let me introduce you to a handy dandy tool called ldapsearch.<p>…

Printing — MacAdmins Community Documentation documentation

Printing¶<p>On OS X, the printing subsystem is CUPS.<p>Ways to modify CUPS configuration¶<p>System Preferences > Printers & Scanners<br>• http://localhost:631/<br>• sudo …

Linux

About the security content of macOS High Sierra 10.13.3, Security Update 2018-001 Sierra, and Security Update 2018-001 El Capitan

CPU hardware vulnerable to side-channel attacks (“Meltdown” and “Spectre”)

Vulnerabilities related to CPU hardware vulnerable to side-channel attacks, also referred to as Meltdown (CVE-2017-5754) and Spectre (CVE-2017-5715, …

macOS High Sierra's App Store System Preferences Can Be Unlocked With Any Password

A bug report submitted on Open Radar this week reveals a major security vulnerability in the current version of macOS High Sierra that allows the App Store menu in System Preferences to be unlocked with any password.<p>MacRumors is able to reproduce the issue on macOS High Sierra version 10.13.2, the …

Masz dysk WD MyCloud? Odłącz go od sieci zanim go ktoś skasuje

Adam dodał 7 stycznia 2018 o 15:51 w kategorii Wpadki z tagami: backdoor • My Cloud • WD • Western Digital<p>Popularne dyski sieciowe firmy Western …

An interesting look at all the jobs done by the T2 chip in the new iMac Pro

If you were wondering why the T2 chip in the new iMac Pro could force a DFU restore in extreme cases (like power failure during an update), that’s because the chip plays an important security role in the high-end machine …<p><i>MacWorld</i> has an interesting look at the surprising number of tasks carried …

IMac Pro

ARM security update suggests some iPhones, iPads, iPods and Apple TVs may be affected by CPU bug [U: Apple confirms]

<i>Update: Apple later confirmed that all iOS devices were affected, and that the problem had been patched in iOS 11.2.</i><p>Following clarification that what was initially reported as an Intel chip bug also affects AMD processors and ARM-based chips, Intel’s CEO has said that ‘phones and everything’ will …

Brian Krzanich

NetInstall is Dead, too

Tim Perfitt of Twocanoes Software (Winclone, SD Clone, etc.) got an iMac Pro.<p>For obvious reasons he immediately looked at the details of the new boot …

Kernel-memory-leaking Intel processor design flaw forces Linux, Windows redesign

<b>Final update</b> Speed hits loom, other OSes need fixesA fundamental design flaw in Intel's processor chips has forced a significant redesign of the …

Information Security

Popularne polskie serwisy wykradają adresy email by śledzić użytkowników

Adam dodał 1 stycznia 2018 o 17:58 w kategorii Prywatność z tagami: OnAudience • prywatność • przeglądarka • skrypt • śledzenie<p>Serwisy takie jak …

Apple confirms iPhones with older batteries will take hits in performance

It makes sense, but the company could have been a bit more transparent<p>Reddit users have noticed that Apple appears to be slowing down old iPhones that have low-capacity batteries. While many iPhone users have experienced perceived slowdowns due to iOS updates over the years, it appears that there’s …

Mobile Technology

Apple Pay wreszcie w Polsce. Pięć banków, w tym Alior, BZ WBK i mBank, negocjuje warunki. Wdrożenie możliwe w II kw. 2018 r.

Jak może wiecie, od strony technicznej kilka banków działających na polskim rynku jest już od dawna gotowych na udostępnienie płatności Apple Pay. To …

Using sysadminctl on macOS

macOS 10.13 brings changes to sysadminctl. You know those dscl scripts we used to use to create users? No longer supposed to be necessary (luckily …

Restoring a Bricked iMac Pro Requires a Second Mac and Configurator 2

If an iMac Pro becomes unresponsive and requires restoring, like if there's a power failure during a software update, there are a special set of instructions iMac Pro users must follow, which require a secondary Mac.<p>As outlined in an Apple Configurator 2 support page, an iMac Pro restore requires a …

Apple's Alleged Throttling of Older iPhones With Degraded Batteries Causes Controversy

A Reddit post has drawn a flurry of interest after an iPhone 6s owner reported that a battery replacement significantly increased the device's performance running iOS 11. The ensuing discussion thread, also picked up by readers in the MacRumors forum, has led to speculation that Apple intentionally …

Mobile Technology

Turi Create

Turi Create simplifies the development of custom machine learning models. You don't have to be a machine learning expert to add recommendations, …

Apple breaks file sharing on Macs while fixing 'huge' password security flaw

Emergency patch for bug that allowed anyone to take control of a Mac running macOS High Sierra prevented some users from sharing files<p>In its haste to fix the macOS High Sierra bug that allowed anyone to take control of a Mac computer with a blank password, Apple broke file sharing for some …

Another big malware attack ripples across the world

Hackers launched blistering ransomware attacks Tuesday against companies and agencies across the world, particularly targeting Ukrainian businesses.<p>Major global firms reported that they had been targeted, including British advertising agency WPP (WPPGY), Russian oil and gas giant Rosneft, global …

Cybersecurity

Mac Management Part 4: DaaS Manages Macs

By Greg Keller<p>In Best Practices, Blog, BYOD, Cloud Providers, Cloud-Based Solution, DaaS<p>This blog post is part of a four part series. The 4 topics …

Project Management

Report: iPhone 8 to feature Touch ID directly on the OLED screen with optical fingerprint sensor

A new report from Economic Daily News, via Digitimes, indicates that the iPhone 8 will use a new optical fingerprint sensor technology to enable users to place their fingers directly on the OLED display and have the phone scan the print, as an elegant replacement for the existing Touch ID home …

Mobile Technology

The worm that spreads WanaCrypt0r

Something that many security researchers have feared has indeed come true. Threat actors have integrated a critical exploit taking advantage of a …

Cybersecurity