Advanced Security enaph's MacBook Air config

Last updated
Feb 8, 2024
How it's used?
For home and private use
Operating system
macOS 13 Ventura
On-device encryption
macOS FileVault
Log-in security
    • Biometrics (Windows Hello PIN, TouchID, Face, Iris, Fingerprint)
Security updates
Allow security updates and latest features
Update channels
Allow stable updates only
User Access Control
N/A - Linux / Mac / Other operating system
Smart App Control
N/A - Linux / Mac / Other operating system
Network firewall
Enabled
About WiFi router
Ziggo Sagemcom F3896LG + Wifibooster Pods
Real-time security
XProtect
GateKeeper
Firewall security
Built-in Firewall for Mac/Linux
About custom security
Full disc encryption
Disabled automatic login
Only apps from App Store and identified developers are allowed
Safari Automatic HTTPS Upgrade
Periodic malware scanners
Malwarebytes Free
Malware sample testing
I do not participate in malware testing
Environment for malware testing
I do not participate in malware testing
Browser(s) and extensions
Brave + 1Password
Safari + 1Password
Secure DNS
Control D
Desktop VPN
Windscribe (on demand)
Password manager
1Password
Maintenance tools
OnyX
File and Photo backup
iCloud
System recovery
Time Machine
Risk factors
    • Browsing to popular websites
    • Opening email attachments
    • Buying from online stores, entering banks card details
    • Logging into my bank account
    • Downloading software and files from reputable sites
    • Streaming audio/video content from trusted sites or paid subscriptions
Computer specs
Apple MacBook Air

CPU: M1 8C-CPU & 7C-GPU
GPU: Apple M-1 7-core
RAM: Apple M-1 8GB
STORAGE: 256GB Flash Drive
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enaph

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Removed Adguard MacOS, Adguard DNS and Adguard VPN and returned to my basic setup with NextDNS and Windscribe and added Firefox with some about:config tweaks for better privacy and security
 

CyberTech

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Removed Adguard MacOS, Adguard DNS and Adguard VPN and returned to my basic setup with NextDNS and Windscribe and added Firefox with some about:config tweaks for better privacy and security
Oh What's up with Adguard stuff? is it expired?
 
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CyberTech

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I like it a lot however sometimes it can slow down my browsing experience on both MacBook and iPhone. Will try it again with the next release ;)
Mine problem on iPhone im a bit confused it looks like Adguard DNS is mess up i dont understand what problem was ffs
 
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