Change log files on MacBook?

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I am a writer. I am trying to figure out the best scenario for adding something to someone's computer. If a person had physical access could they change the log files over a long period of time (2 or 3 years) to add files or emails to a computer with correct past timestamps)? Could this be done using Metasploit or is there a better software for accessing MacBook log files? If the person with the files they wish to add did not have physical access to the computer could this be done remotely with all physical/forensic evidence of the hack removed in the log files?
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  • Subhendu Sen
    Everything is possible, if a technical person can damage any file deliberately with some advanced tools/ softwares. Change system log files, this is a basically an opposite action of ethics. If you have doubts, you may take the backup of this file. Mac OSx has many utility tools in which console (applications > utilities folder) is one of the most enhanced tool to view log files. Even if possible, you can clear log files manually also. Remotely this will be not done, until they have proper permissions/ prior configuration of the same system.
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