IT Security

“Apple’s Gatekeeper vulnerability still needs to be fixed”


Apple gatekeeper a part of Apple’s OS that validates the source of applications which can be installed on the device was meant as a security feature allowing the user an opportunity to select whether to install applications depending on weather they come from approved developers, or the Mac store has been found to be exploitable or bypassed by Synack researcher Patrick Wardle. Apple gatekeeper was first launched in 2012, now Wardle is concerned about this security update that doesn’t actually fix problems or keeps users safe when downloading apps. Wardle has been in contact with the security team at Apple regarding his concerns, and the security team is working on a more “comprehensive fix”.  For the full article, click here