sandboxie for mac?

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harry747

sandboxie for mac?

Post by harry747 » Fri Dec 19, 2008 8:48 pm

will there ever be a version for mac OSX?

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Post by tzuk » Sat Dec 20, 2008 3:42 am

I won't say never, but it's also not likely that I will be able to create Sandboxie for OS X. It's a completely different operating environment and I don't know the first thing about it.
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Post by harry747 » Wed Dec 31, 2008 11:09 pm

the problem is intercepting those function calls that open the files and everything. I have no idea how to accomplish that. how do you do it on windows?

come to think of it, such functionality could be useful for other purposes too...

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Post by tzuk » Thu Jan 01, 2009 2:10 pm

I replace the first few bytes of machine code at the top of the function, with a branch to my code. It's a fairly simple idea, the hard part was implementing an instruction analyzer that can understand the bytes of code that I'm overwriting, and can move them correctly to somewhere else.

Check out "Detours" from Microsoft Research -- they have their own implemention of the same general idea.
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Post by DC9 » Sat Jan 24, 2009 10:19 pm

I'd really love to have Sandboxie for my Mac! Please!

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Post by wraithdu » Sun Jan 25, 2009 4:07 am

Here's the hook technique I think tzuk is referring to (and the one I used to create an AutoIt hook engine). Very cool stuff :) Ths use of the distorm disassembler is a very nice idea.

http://www.ntcore.com/Files/nthookengine.htm

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Post by tzuk » Sun Jan 25, 2009 9:00 pm

Yes, same technique. I wrote my own disassembler though.
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Sandboxie for Mac OSX ?

Post by jazzvibes » Wed Feb 24, 2010 11:37 pm

Is there Mac-Sanboxie or a similar program able to run on Mac OSX?
Is there a need to protect Mac systems with a program like this?
Is this true all Macs are infection-resistant and have their own protection system already built in OSX?
Thanks.

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Post by Guest10 » Thu Feb 25, 2010 1:19 pm

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