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Category Archives: security
The annotated presentation slides are now available to download in Keynote ’08 format! Sorry you couldn’t make it, and I hope the slides are a reasonable proxy for the real thing.
After my presentation at NSConference there was a discussion of default settings for the login keychain. I mentioned that I had previously recommended some keychain configuration changes including using a different password than your login password. Default behaviour is that … Continue reading
From iDefense, via DarkReading: A recent wave of fatwas issued by radical Islamic religious leaders in that region authorizing these groups to use cyberattacks to defend Islam has opened the door for these groups to wage cyberattacks, according to iDefense. … Continue reading
Today’s investigative investigations have taken me to the land of Distributed Objects, that somewhat famous implementation of the Proxy pattern used for intra-process, inter-process and inter-machine communication in Cocoa. Well, by people who measure whether it’s a performance hog, rather … Continue reading
One of the higher-signal-level Apple mailing lists with a manageable amount of traffic is apple-cdsa, the place for discussing the world’s most popular Common Data Security Architecture deployment. There’s currently an interesting thread about code signatures, which asks the important … Continue reading
In the beginning, there was mktemp. And it was good. Actually, that’s a load of rubbish, it wasn’t good at all. By separating the “give me the name of a temporary file” and “open the file” stages, there’s a chance … Continue reading