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episode 207: Security Research and the Apple Ecosystem

The macOS security architecture continues to evolve. We have new boot modes, fallback recovery operating systems, sealed key protection for Filevault, revive. The new security documentation is a solid read. So we’re curious, what does a security researcher see when looking at that! What new green fields of hackerationing opportunity lie in front of us? In this episode we chat with Patrick Wardle to see what he’s been up to and to talk about the evolving security footprint of Apple devices.

  • Patrick Wardle
  • Tom Bridge - @tbridge777
  • Charles Edge - @cedge318
  • Marcus Ransom - @marcusransom


  • The Art Of Mac Malware
  • Apple’s security documentation
  • Objective-See Github
  • Safari Extension nerderation


  • Kandji
  • VMWare Workspace One
  • Halp
  • Watchman Monitoring

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 2021-03-15  1h25m