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PostPosted: Wed Nov 29, 2017 10:01 am
 


From Krebs on Security's RSS feed:

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A newly-discovered flaw in macOS High Sierra — Apple’s latest iteration of its operating system — allows anyone with local (and, apparently in some cases, remote) access to the machine to log in as the all-powerful “root” user without supplying a password. Fortunately, there is a simple fix for this until Apple patches this inexplicable bug: Change the root account’s password now.


And remember: Apple's can't be hacked! :lol:


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PostPosted: Wed Nov 29, 2017 10:07 am
 


I lol'd at that too.


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PostPosted: Wed Nov 29, 2017 10:23 am
 


Another reason Chromebooks are the way to go.


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PostPosted: Wed Nov 29, 2017 11:09 am
 


WTF?
All the previous versions did.
My damn wife has asked me for it every update for the last 6 years....


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PostPosted: Sat Dec 02, 2017 8:11 pm
 


They rushed out a patch within 18 hours. Unfortunately if you applied it, it didn't automatically tell you to reboot or that you had to. Then they put out the official one and forgot about it again... it could actually wipe out the patch if you didn't reboot after the security update.
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REBOOT!


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PostPosted: Sat Dec 02, 2017 8:14 pm
 


On another level I just did 3 people's XP machines to Linux Mint 18. Really nice!
They whined, but I told them Studebakers USED TO BE GOOD cars too, but its 2017 now.


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PostPosted: Mon Dec 04, 2017 6:40 am
 


herbie wrote:
On another level I just did 3 people's XP machines to Linux Mint 18. Really nice!
They whined, but I told them Studebakers USED TO BE GOOD cars too, but its 2017 now.


That's probably a good idea. Same reason you can packet sniff the open internet and see the 'Code Red' virus still trying to propagate.


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