Is mkcert safe to use?

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  • mkcert

    A simple zero-config tool to make locally trusted development certificates with any names you'd like.

    It kinda looks like, if the mkcert repo (or brew package) were to be compromised, an attacker could pretty easily cause your system (and every other system that subsequently uses mkcert) to trust any certificate they wanted, or literally do anything they pleased. mkcert will ask for your credentials to be able to trust the CA; but there's no guarantee the script is using those credentials for good.

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