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Since installing OS X 10.9, I periodically get a message that

'Copy Job' would like to control this computer using accessibility features

I believe the source is SuperDuper! (2.7.1), but am unsure what it is asking for, whether to allow it, and what the consequences of denying would be.

  • Is this message in a window or is the above a copy from terminal or one of the logs in console? – Deesbek Oct 23 '13 at 20:45
  • @Deesbek: It appears in a window (dialog). – orome Oct 23 '13 at 21:15
  • and... you are running Mac OS X 10.8.? and SuperDuper! 2.7.1? – Deesbek Oct 23 '13 at 21:19
  • @Deesbek: Fixed. – orome Oct 23 '13 at 21:22
  • I just did a quick search on google and there are no real answers, superuser.com/q/657015/261896. I would send an email to support@shirt-pocket.com. Personally I would deny it. However if you are keen for some experimentation I would run opensnoop -n SuperDupper!.app then allow it, stop the opensnoop process and see what was being accessed by SuperDuper! – Deesbek Oct 23 '13 at 21:34
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There is a post on Dave Nanian's (the author of SuperDuper!) blog at http://www.shirt-pocket.com/blog/index.php/shadedgrey/comments/mavericks/ which explains this issue:

As you may know, our scheduling feature runs a little application called "Copy Job" behind the scenes...

For some reason, in Mavericks, this check (and a second one that checks whether Growl is running) now generates a scary security warning...

We've found a way around this prompt, but it requires that you delete and recreate your existing schedules...

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