MAS extinction: Apple letting a certificate die isn’t a security issue, just an embarrassment

Several Mac developers woke yesterday to find customers unable to use software sold via the Mac App Store (MAS) after Apple let a digital certificate lapse. But security wasn't breached.

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Glenn Fleishman is the author of dozens of books. His most recent include Take Control of Your M-Series Mac, Take Control of Securing Your Mac, Take Control of Zoom, and Six Centuries of Type and Printing. In his spare time, he makes Tiny Type Museums. He’s a senior contributor to Macworld, where he writes Mac 911.