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New Mac Exploit Easily Bypasses Gatekeeper Security, Could Allow Installation of Malicious Apps

Wednesday September 30, 2015 8:52 am PDT by
Apple introduced Gatekeeper in 2012, creating it as a method of protection for users against malicious threats by adding various layers of security during installation of Mac apps. The feature is intended to ensure that apps users try to install on their Macs are legitimate and signed by a registered developer, minimizing the threat of malware. But now, a security researcher has discovered a...