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Microsoft details macOS vulnerability that allowed protected data access

Microsoft has released details of the “Powerdir” vulnerability that allowed an attacker to access protected data on a Mac, prior to the December macOS Monterey patches.Published on Monday, the blog by the Microsoft 365 Defender Research Team explains the details behind the Powerdir vulnerability. The discovery could allow attackers to “bypass the operating system’s Transparency, Consent and Control (TCC) technology” allowing access to protected user data.TCC was introduced by Apple to macOS Mountain Lion in April 2012, and is designed to help users configure privacy settings for apps. For example, it would enable or deny access to onboard cameras and microphones, a user’s calendar, or an iCloud account. Read more…
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