'Unbelievable' Apple security glitch gives ANYONE access to your Mac without a password by typing 'root' as the username: Here's how to fix it



Apple is reportedly working to fix what has been called a 'huge' security issue in the latest version of its Mac operating system.
The flaw could means anyone can log in to a computer running MacOS High Sierra without a password via system preferences, using the root user account.
Apple has advised its customers who may be affected to set a password for the device's root user, which should stop cybercriminals exploiting the vulnerability.
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HOW TO FIX IT  Click on the Apple menu icon, then System Preferences and click Users & Groups (or Accounts).
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29 November 2017 in Science &Technology, Views: 47
Source: Daily Mail
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