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Hackintosh secure as a real Mac for business use?


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I am considering using the Hackintosh I just built for everyday business use. But was curious as to whether or not it is secure as a real mac which uses Secure Boot and SIP. Any input would be appreciated. Thanks.

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Also, I am kinda concerned about the origin of the Kexts. How would I know if one of Kexts has some type of Malware? 
The system will be used for Accounting,

and will have sensitive data that needs to be protected. Maybe I should just use the Hackintosh as a hobby machine,

and use a real mac for business purposes. 

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If your concerned about kexts, you can build them yourself (all the normal kexts people use are open source, so you can view their source code). I havent seen a Kext with malware. I doubt those kexts are going to be an attack source either, there is a very limited number of Hackintoshes out there compared to Macs.

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What kind of attack do you affraid? Virus attack during boot time? Nonsense. Secure Boot is for paranoids.

If you want to protect your computer from unauthorized access then use strong password or you may use FileVault. This technology is supported by Clover on Hackintoshes.

If you afraid kexts then you can made it from sources. They are mostly all to be open source. You should not write kext, you have to compile them. Or just not afraid because Github guaranteed they are safe because they are open source.

Are you OK? Do you know what is open source? I can repeat. All our solutions are malware free because they are open source.

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OR just use a Mac (if absolutely feasible, that is) given that your line-of-business actually involves having to work with sensitive/confidential data and you want real peace of mind; sometimes it's just better to be safe than sorry especially when it involves work/business. 

 

P.S: Not discrediting the security of hackintoshes whatsoever, I believe they can be as secure as a Mac however cannot deny the fact that hackintoshes are fragile systems that are prone to breakage especially on the firmware/software side of things.

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I use my hack for business, sort of.  I run parallels and do all my business on a VM of Windows 11 because my line of work requires me to use a type of software that runs only on Windows.  Because I make regular snapshots of my VM, I can always revert to an earlier snapshot if I accidentally click on something I shouldn't have.  I think regular and frequent back ups is the best solution to any security concern, particularly ransomware, which I have been hit with on my desktop computer twice.

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