[SC-L] Apple Places Encrypted Binaries in Mac OS X

2006-11-03 Thread Kenneth Van Wyk
Here's a somewhat interesting link to an eweek article that discusses Apple's use of encryption to protect some of its OS X binaries: http://www.eweek.com/article2/0,1895,2050875,00.asp Of course, encrypting binaries isn't anything new, but it's interesting (IMHO) to see how it's being used

Re: [SC-L] Apple Places Encrypted Binaries in Mac OS X

2006-11-03 Thread Leichter, Jerry
| Here's a somewhat interesting link to an eweek article that discusses | Apple's use of encryption to protect some of its OS X binaries: | http://www.eweek.com/article2/0,1895,2050875,00.asp | | Of course, encrypting binaries isn't anything new, but it's | interesting (IMHO) to see how it's

Re: [SC-L] Apple Places Encrypted Binaries in Mac OS X

2006-11-03 Thread Leichter, Jerry
BTW, an interesting fact has been pointed out by Amit Singh, author of a book describing Mac OS X internals: The first generation of x86-based Mac's - or at least some of them - contained a TPM chip (specifically, the Infineon SKB 9635 TT 1.2. However, Apple never used the chip - in fact, they