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’s most recent books include Take Control of iOS & iPadOS Privacy and Security, Second Edition (covering iOS 15/iPadOS 15), Take Control of Your M-Series Mac, and Take Control of Securing Your Mac. In his spare time, he makes Tiny Type Museums. He’s a senior contributor to Macworld, where he writes Mac 911.