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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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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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Smashing Security podcast #048: KRACK, North Korea, and an 18th century cyber attack PODCAST

Smashing Security podcast #048: KRACK, North Korea, and an 18th century cyber attack

KRACK! Has the Wi-Fi vulnerability got you worried? Did North Korea hack a British TV company? And what have Dutch police learnt from Pokémon?

All this and more is discussed in the latest edition of the "Smashing Security" podcast by Graham Cluley and Carole Theriault, joined this week by Virus Bulletin editor Martijn Grooten.

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