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Santa is a binary whitelisting/blacklisting system for macOS. It consists of a kernel extension that monitors for executions, a userland daemon that makes execution decisions based on the contents of a SQLite database, a GUI agent that notifies the user in case of a block decision and a command-line utility for managing the system and synchronizing the database with a server. It is named Santa because it keeps track of binaries that are naughty or nice.

What's New

Version 0.9.19:
Bug Fixes:
  • SantaGUI: Don't show pop-up notifications for empty filenames
  • santactl/sync: fixed exception when file_name is None / NSNull
  • santactl/sync: upload file bundle executable relative path
  • santabs: De-dupe generated events before upload
  • logs: add DAAppearanceTime to the DISKAPPEAR logs


  • OS X 10.9 or later

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Current Version (0.x)


Downloads 493
Version Downloads 68
License Free
Date 12 Jul 2017
Platform Intel 64 / OS X
Price Free
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