• Apple makes welcome change to 'Big Sur' security for Macs

    3 days ago - By Computerworld

    When Apple shipped macOS Big Sur in November , researchers quickly spotted a strange anomaly in the system's security protection that could have left Macs insecure. Apple now seems to be dealing with this problem, introducing a fix in the latest public beta release. What was wrong?
    For some strange reason, Big Sur introduced a controversial and potentially insecure change that meant Apple's own apps could still access the internet even when a user blocked all access from that Mac using a firewall. This wasn't in tune with Apple's traditional security stance. What made this worse is that...
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