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Keep Gatekeeper Locked

Posted: Wed Jul 06, 2016 10:37 pm
by Stephen Hart
From AppleInsider:
A new piece of Mac-targeting malware is in the wild, potentially allowing hackers to remotely execute code and even control the FaceTime camera on a user's computer, but Apple's own Gatekeeper security prevents the unsigned app from being installed. ... -protected

Moral of the story: Don't defeat Gatekeeper on OS X (or macOS). It's trivial to allow apps to be opened when you know you want the app.