Apple SNAFU means updating to macOS 10.13.1 could reactive root access bug

Full Article : BetaNews – https://betanews.com/2017/12/03/apple-root-access-bug-snafu/ A few days ago, a serious security flaw with macOS High Sierra came to light. It was discovered that it was possible to log into the “root” account without entering a password, and — although the company seemed to have been alerted to the … Read more

Want to switch from Apple macOS to Linux because of the ‘root’ security bug? Give deepin 15.5 a try!

Full Article : BetaNews – https://betanews.com/2017/11/30/macos-linux-root-debian-deepin-155/ Apple’s macOS is a great operating system. Not only is it stable and beautifully designed, but it very secure too. Well, usually it is. Unless you live under a rock, you definitely heard about the macOS High Sierra security bug that made the news … Read more

Apple expeditiously patches embarrassing macOS High Sierra security bug, thereby regaining my trust

Full Article : BetaNews – https://betanews.com/2017/11/29/apple-patch-root/ I am not a rich man. With that said, when I bought my first-ever Mac computer last year — a 2016 MacBook Pro with Touch Bar — parting with that much cash was a very big deal for me. I spent more on this … Read more

Security: macOS High Sierra bug lets you log in as ‘root’… without a password

Full Article : BetaNews – https://betanews.com/2017/11/29/macos-high-sierra-root-password-bug/ If you thought that you needed a password to access a password-protected Mac, think again. A massive security hole has been discovered in macOS High Sierra that makes it possible to log in with admin rights without the need to provide a password. The … Read more