Installomator v10.5

We have released an update for installomator which brings it to v10.5. You can can see the details in its release notes page.

With an astounding 78 new labels and updates to 42 existing labels, this brings Installomator to 733 labels. The project has also reached 100 contributors who have put in at least one pull request!

Many thanks to everyone who contributed, whether through pull requests, or by filing issues or by joining in the discussion in the #installomator channel on the Mac Admins Slack.

Weekly News Summary for Admins — 2023-10-13

In my session at MacSysAdmin conference in Gothenburg last week, I announced that the name of this weekly news summary will be changing to ““.

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macOS MetaStealer | New Family of Obfuscated Go Infostealers Spread in Targeted Attacks

The rise of macOS infostealers continues with the latest entrant aiming to compromise business environments with targeted social engineering lures.

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Why the change? This news summary has taken on a life of its own from my main Scripting OS X blog. I had been thinking it deserved a name and domain of its own, for a while, but I couldn’t think of one that I liked. When I realized that was available and I checked in with the MacAdmins Foundation if they would mind me using it.

I had already been double-posting to the new website for a few weeks to make sure that everything is working. Over the next few weeks, I will be updating everything else. Slowly and carefully, I don’t want to disrupt anything too badly.

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Weekly News Summary for Admins — 2023-10-06

Just a short news summary this week, as I am busy presenting today at MacSysAdmin in Gothenburg!

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Bloated Binaries | How to Detect and Analyze Large macOS Malware Files

Massive malware binaries are becoming more common on macOS and can cause problems for detection and analysis. Here’s how we can successfully deal with them.

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