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Zero-day Safari Exploits Allowed Complete Takeover of Mac

Ben Lovejoy:

The first exploit managed to escape the sandbox, a protection macOS uses to ensure that apps only have access to their own data, and any system data permitted by Apple.

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The second got rather further, gaining both root and kernel access to the Mac.

This despite process isolation and sandboxing

1 Comment

At least the platform is harder to use as a consumer now. Wait, no that's bad too. Kidding, mind of. maybe. I get security can be inconvenient sometimes, but it is funny the number of ways to exploit an increasingly walled garden platform.

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