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Smashing Security podcast #054: A great big fat macOS bug PODCAST

Smashing Security podcast #054: A great big fat macOS bug

Yes, you can log into macOS High Sierra's root account with no password.

In this special "emergency" edition of the podcast computer security veterans Graham Cluley and Carole Theriault discuss the breaking news of a serious Apple macOS bug that allows anyone to log into your Mac with root admin rights, without having to enter a password.

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Smashing Security podcast #053: Game of Thrones, a major Amazon cloud leak, and web tracking gone crazy

The FBI think they've identified the HBO hacker, the US military have been caught with a leaky bucket, and web tracking has just got scarier than ever.

All this and much much more is discussed in the latest edition of the "Smashing Security" podcast by computer security veterans Graham Cluley and Carole Theriault, who are joined this week by special guest Iain Thomson from The Register.

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Vigilante or bug hunter?

Vigilante or bug hunter?

A website is taken down after a vulnerability researcher discovers a way to extract customers' personal details.

The media, however, describe him as a "vigilante". And the website's owner say it's a "false alarm."

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