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Santa

Version 2024.1

Whitelisting/blacklisting system for macOS.

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Santa overview

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 in version 2024.1

Updated on Feb 06 2024

  • Reorder e2e tests by @kallsyms in #1249
  • Revert "Project: Remove provisioning_profiles attributes from command-line to…" by @mlw in #1251
  • Initial support for some scoped types by @mlw in #1250
  • GUI: Change default button text to "Open..." by @russellhancox in #1254
  • Event drop metrics by @mlw in #1253
  • Fix issue with drop count calculations by @mlw in #1256
  • Fix santactl rule --check by @mlw in #1262
  • Change build target visibility by @mlw in #1264
  • Fix wrong srcs paths by @mlw in #1265
  • Added documentation to clarify clean sync with zero rule behavior by @pmarkowsky in #1259
  • Docs add missing config keys by @mlw in #1270
  • Add back support for EnableForkAndExitLogging config key by @mlw in #1271
  • Chore: Fix multiple typos by @hugo-syn in #1273
  • Chore: Fix typo s/occured/occurred/ by @hugo-syn in #1274
  • Make santactl status always print out transitive rule status if set by @pmarkowsky in #1277
  • Sync clean all by @mlw in #1275

Full changelog available here.

Information

License

Free

Size

12.4 MB

Developer’s website

https://github.com/google/santa

Downloads

2369

App requirements

  • Intel 64
  • Apple Silicon
  • macOS 11 or later
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higherterrain-1
higherterrain-1
Dec 2 2022
2022.11
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Dec 2 2022
0.0
Version: 2022.11
No actual benefit to enduser that I could see running it since it came out. Waste of space.
RogerKatz
RogerKatz
Jul 10 2018
0.9.28
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Jul 10 2018
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Version: 0.9.28
MacUpdate's download link is invalid. I was able to get this version from: https://github.com/google/santa/releases
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