Configure Your Macbook For Blackhat
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Black Hat macOS Config

A simple shell script to configure your Mac to some of the most commonly recommended settings for the world's most dangerous hacking conferences (Black Hat/Defcon) or every day life.

Warning: Tool does not ask before making changes.

What It Does:

  • Deletes Saved Wireless Networks.
  • Disable Wireless Network Auto Join. < This cant be done programmatically. ¯\_(ツ)_/¯
  • Require Password Immediately After Sleep
  • Turns On Firewall.
    • Enables Stealth Mode
  • Installs Needed System Updates.
  • Validates System Integrity Protection is enabled.
  • Enables Full Disk Encryption.

Note: Script Will Prompt For Password If Not Root.


  • Review for your preferences and comment out options You don't want.
  • Set homessid and workssid variable to stop from deleting those!

To Run:

chmod +x

Important Notice

I likely don't know what I am doing and this could be done faster, better and simpler some other way. These scripts could also break your MacBook and make you cry.