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OSX Book: Vol1 Update (and Vol3 on security)

http://newosxbook.com/2ndUpdate.html

In addition to update of Vol1, I just noticed there’s a Volume 3 on security:
http://newosxbook.com/toc3.html

https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/0991055535/ref=as_li_tl?ie=UTF8&camp=1789&creative=9325&creativeASIN=0991055535&linkCode=as2&tag=newosxbookcom-20&linkId=da379822ff6f1352b5db7b25abb8a3c6

 

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Dmytro on Apple PCI-E Thunderbolt

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Setting up Mac for EFI development

Setup EFI Development environment on Mac OSX Sierra (10.12.X)

Mikal Villa Mikal Villa • 07/10/2017

Oh no! a lot of text. Well, luckly half of the post is troubleshooting. EFI development setup is easy 🙂

Okay, before starting this guide you should have some tools installed already.[…]

https://0xcc.re/setup-efi-development-environment-on-mac-osx-sierra-10-12-x/

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Monitor for macOS

Introducing Monitor.app for macOS
March 31, 2017 | by Stephen Davis | Threat Research
As a malware analyst or systems programmer, having a suite of solid dynamic analysis tools is vital to being quick and effective. These tools enable us to understand malware capabilities and undocumented components of the operating system. One obvious tool that comes to mind is Procmon from the legendary Sysinternals Suite from Microsoft. Those tools only work on Windows though and we love macOS. macOS has some fantastic dynamic instrumentation software included with the operating system and Xcode. In the past, we have used dynamic instrumentation tools such as Dtrace, a very powerful tracing subsystem built into the core of macOS. While it is very powerful and efficient, it commonly required us to write D scripts to get the interesting bits. We wanted something simpler. Today, the Innovation and Custom Engineering (ICE) Applied Research team presents the public release of Monitor.app for macOS, a simple GUI application for monitoring common system events on a macOS host.[…]

https://www.fireeye.com/blog/threat-research/2017/03/introducing_monitor.html

https://www.fireeye.com/services/freeware/monitor.html

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