Wednesday, October 12, 2016

Mac for Hackers: How to Get Your Mac Ready for Hacking [feedly]

Mac for Hackers: How to Get Your Mac Ready for Hacking
http://null-byte.wonderhowto.com/how-to/mac-for-hackers-get-your-mac-ready-for-hacking-0173829/

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When it comes to hacking guides, most are written from the perspective of a Linux user. There are a few outliers, but it's mainly Linux, which leads to the idea that Linux is the only OS that's viable for hacking. This couldn't be further from the truth. A properly set up Apple machine can do quite a bit of heavy lifting. In the days before macOS (previously called OS X), hacking on an Apple machine was laughable. Tools were sparse, the hardware was specific to Apple, and developers often didn't bother porting to Mac because of the small market share or the perception that they weren't for... more