Hacking macOS: How to Bypass Mojave’s Elevated Privileges Prompt by Pretending to Be a Trusted App

The macOS 10.14 security update tried to make parts of the operating system difficult for hackers to access. Let's take a closer look at how this new feature works and what we can do to spoof the origin of an application attempting to access protected data. Apple introduced some security features in its Mojave 10.14 release. One feature identifies applications attempting to copy, modify, or use certain files and services. The feature will present the user with a security notification for applications attempting to access the location services, built-in camera, address book, microphone, and... more