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December 2, 2017
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Updating to latest macOS 10.13.1 disables Apple’s ‘root’ bug patch

It appears Apple’s quick fix for the recently discovered root user bug can be disabled by upgrading to macOS 10.13.1 from a previous version of the operating system, meaning users who do so are unwittingly reintroducing the glaring security hole. … Continue reading

September 26, 2017
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macOS’s Keychain vulnerability reported earlier in Sept., Apple patch likely coming soon

The Keychain password vulnerability affecting multiple versions of macOS — including High Sierra — was reported to Apple on Sept. 7, and will likely be patched by the company in the near future, according to the security researcher who first … Continue reading