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Apple is facing data security risk again? Mac app steals the records of users

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Top-selling app in Mac App Store has been exposed to steal the browsing history of users, and Apple blamed this for weak inspection.

According to medias, a top-selling app in Mac App Store has been found to steal browsing history of users. Since it’s quite sensitive to involve the data security of users, great attention has been drawn. Right after the exposure, Apple soon removed it from the store.
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Lowest system version for Office will be Sierra from this month

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Users need to update to macOS 10.12 or higher to get the latest version of Office.

Microsoft shared a preview of Office 2019 for Mac in July, and now, they announced that new updates of Office 365 will all be available as long as the system is macOS Sierra or higher.

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Microsoft specifically explained in a blog post that users will have to at least update to macOS Sierra 10.12 to get the latest functions from Office 365/Office 2019 for Mac this month.

Seamless Switch to Mac: Windows Migration Assistant can transfer more data

New features allow users to switch from Windows to macOS more seamlessly.

Apple is extending the functions of Windows Migration Assitant for macOS 10.14 Mojave, which allow users to switch from Windows to macOS more seamlessly.

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In macOS Mojave beta 6 which was released today, users can transfer more data to Mac. Setup Assistant and Migration Assistant now can transfer account information, documents, emails, contact persons’ information, calendar items, etc.

Apple released a modified edition for macOS Mojave beta 3

The modified edition solved the accidental close problem of Feedback Assistant that some users encountered.

A week ago, Apple rolled out the third beta of macOS Mojave for developers. Now Apple has released an update for the beta version, solving the accidental close problem of Feedback Assistant that some users came across.

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Before releasing the second public beta of macOS Mojave, Apple seemed to have solved the issue, and now they are releasing a patch for developers who downloaded the update. Additionally, Apple has offer a modified version for developers who have installed macOS Mojave beta 3.

Apple rolled the 2nd public beta for macOS Mojave

The main feature of macOS Mojave is the Dark Mode of the whole system, providing a new look for browsing.

After launching the 2nd public beta for iOS 12 and tvOS 12, Apple today rolled out the 2nd public beta for macOS Mojave, allowing non-developers to try out this software before the official version.

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Developers who have registered beta project can download macOS Mojave beta through the software update system of Mac App Store. Subsequent beta will be installed through the software update icon in system preferences.

An 8-year old bug discovered on macOS: File encryption failed

Because of Quick Look’s vulnerabilities, all encryptions on macOS exist in name only.

macOS has a very practical function, namely Quick Look. You select a file or an image, press the Space key, and you will be able to preview its details. This function, however, was been reported to have a bug due to some issues on preview repository, which has led to great possibility of leaking the user’s encrypted files.

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Apple: It is easy to transfer iOS apps to macOS, but no merging

Federighi emphasizes that macOS will never merge with iOS, not even for a touch screen.

At WWDC a few days ago, Apple shared a tool for developers to efficiently transfer iOS apps to macOS, announcing the feature will be available for third-party developers by 2019. But we still have many doubts. Wired has published the interview of Craig Federighi, Apple’s software engineering supervisor, who gave specific answers about this transfer project.

Federighi expressed that this project was established two years ago mainly involved the update for UIkit, as Apple needed to make this iOS frame works for macOS. He also emphasized that it did not mean macOS would be able to run iOS App right after this, it is not automatic. Developers will need to do some extra programming.

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