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Software Updates

What

This check verifies that macOS and specific apps installed on your Mac are up-to-date. These are potential attack vectors and it's strongly recommended they're always up-to-date.

Time to fix

A few minutes.

How to fix

  • For macOS update go to System Preferences and click Software Update.
  • For apps, open the App Store and in the sidebar, click Updates.
  • Click Update next to an app to update only that app, or click Update All.
  • For all other apps, open them, and click Check for Updates in the menu bar.

Currently, the below 18 apps are checked for updates.

  • 1Password 7
  • Adobe Reader
  • Bitwarden
  • Cyberduck
  • Dashlane
  • Docker
  • Enpass
  • Firefox
  • Google Chrome
  • iTerm2
  • LibreOffice
  • LuLu
  • Microsoft Teams
  • NordLayer
  • Signal
  • Slack
  • Sublime Text
  • Tailscale
  • Visual Studio Code
  • WireGuard
  • Zoom
macOS update App Store update
See code on GitHub