Apple Removes macOS Filter That Allows Its Own Apps To Bypass Your Firewall

Firewalls are designed to help protect our computers from online threats (to a certain degree), but for some reason, Apple included a filter in macOS to allow its own apps to bypass firewall filters that you’ve set in place. We can only assume that this was done to allow Apple’s apps to run and function as intended, but it’s not so good for security or privacy reasons.

Link: Apple Removes macOS Filter That Allows Its Own Apps To Bypass Your Firewall
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