And according to what Renee Richie discovered Rene Ritchie, The iPhone manufacturer It plans to implement reforms over the next year.
Apple had a difficult launch day last week It released macOS Big Sur, a major macOS update, but then it plagued with server issues.
Third-party apps fail to run; Because the Mac was unable to verify the application developer certificate.
This feature, called Gatekeeper, makes sure that you haven’t downloaded a malware application masquerading as a legitimate application.
If the certificate does not match, macOS prevents the app from running.
Many were concerned about the privacy implications of the security feature, and were apprehensive about Apple registering each An app that you run on a Mac to gain competitive insights into app usage.
And it turns out that the server does not impose encryption, as Jacopo Jannone objected to an unencrypted network request, andDiscover Apple is not secretly spying on you.
The company wrote: We have never combined data from these checks with information about Apple users or their devices, and we do not use data from these checks to find out what users are running across their devices.
Apple provided details about its next steps. It has stopped logging IP addresses through its servers since last week, and it has become unnecessary to store this data for the Gatekeeper.
And Apple wrote: These security checks never included a user’s Apple ID or device ID, and to further protect privacy, we have stopped recording IP addresses associated with developer ID certificate checks, and are ensuring that any aggregated IP addresses are removed from the records.
Apple is fixing the network request design, and adding a user-facing unsubscribe option.
The company said: During the next year, we will introduce many changes to our security checks, including a new encrypted protocol for developer ID revocation checks, strong protection against server failure, and a new option for users to unsubscribe from these security protections.