Categories: "Vulnerabilities / bugs"

Apple Mac High Sierra

by Jonathan Nicholas on November 29th, 2017
in News, Background, Apple OSX

A flaw which was discovered yesterday (28th November) allows users to log into a device with the new O/S High Sierra.  Here is not a very useful link to the Apple page "For our customers' protection, Apple doesn't disclose, discuss, or confirm security issues until an investigation has occurred...."  Brian Krebs has more information.  Seems that the default root password is blank, which is incredible!

Either by luck or good judgement, my MacBook (which is running the new O/S) seems to be OK.  

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