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Monthly Archives: April 2010
The people over at Intego have a blog post, Which big vendor is least secure? They discuss that because Microsoft have upped their game, malware authors have started to target other products, notably those produced by Adobe and Apple. That … Continue reading
I realised something yesterday. I don’t know my master password. Users of Mac OS X can use FileVault, a data protection feature that replaces the user’s home folder with an encrypted disk image. Encrypted disk images are protected by AES-128 … Continue reading
The entire of Twitter has imploded after noticing that Apple has announced the dates for WWDC, this year June 7-11. That’s too short notice for me to go, and having only recently started working again after a few months concentrating … Continue reading
A number of times, I’ve chased myself down rat holes in iPhone projects because I’ve created a design or implementation that assumes UITableView and NSTableView are similar objects. They aren’t. The main problem I come across is related to how … Continue reading
In my last post, losing your identity, I pointed out an annoying problem with the Sparkle update framework, in that if you lose your private key you can no longer post any updates. Using code signing identities would offer a … Continue reading
Developers make use of cryptographic signatures in multiple places in the software lifecycle. No iPad or iPhone application may be distributed without having been signed by the developer. Mac developers who sign their applications get to annoy their customers much … Continue reading