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Security researcher claims macOS Mojave privacy bug on launch day
2018-09-24T16:42:25Z - Zack Whittaker / TechCrunch
A security researcher has claimed a new vulnerability in the latest version of macOS — just hours before the software is due to be released. Patrick Wardle, chief researcher officer at Digita Security, tweeted a video Monday of an apparent privacy feature bypass that’s designed to prevent apps from improperly accessing a user’s personal data. “Unfortunately until there’s a reason for Apple to change its approach to security, it’s not going to,” he said. It’s the second time Wardle released details of a serious vulnerability in macOS on launch day — the most recent case was almost exactly a year ago at the launch of macOS High Sierra. Wardle is expected to talk more of the technical details of the Mojave bug at the Objective-by-the-Sea conference in November, he said.

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