Major flaw in macOS High Sierra puts your passwords at risk

  • Major flaw in macOS High Sierra puts your passwords at risk

Major flaw in macOS High Sierra puts your passwords at risk

The Keychain vulnerability is, in fact, Wardle's second zero-day the expert revealed in macOS High Sierra this month. Before you rush in, however, it's worth preparing your Mac for what's to come. But yes, you should still update.

If you are using an older Mac, these are even more important to plan ahead for how the the macOS High Sierra update will handle on your computer. Additionally, the latest OS is compatible with all MacBooks and iMacs that made their announcements publicly by the end of 2009. Already present as an option in macOS Sierra, the new file system becomes default this time around.

Developers can rejoice with the new macOS update that brings advanced Core ML and VR support to their Mac system. Apple recommends this and it's just general good practice when doing any OS upgrade.

Apple apparently chose not to fix the bug before the release on Monday. It is a free update and available to download from the Mac App Store. The problem (as you've likely guessed) is that this data is anything but secured. He hasn't published the full exploit code for the new vulnerability, but he predicts Apple will be fixing this issue in an upcoming software update.

After the download is complete, the installer will launch automatically.

Essentially speaking, if you can click on a Continue button, you should be sorted.

If clean installing is not an option, you will need to free up a large amount of space to accommodate macOS High Sierra over the air. Or go and have a nice lengthy coffee break. High Sierra is so similar to Sierra in so many ways that it's honestly pretty hard to tell them apart. Plus, macOS High Sierra has other security improvements you get until you upgrade.

The Cupertino giant is using its newly implemented differential privacy technology to gather information from user habits which will help it to identify problematic websites.

Apple promises that innovations in the substructure will make the operating system more reliable, agile and future-proof. The app runs silently and the operating system does not notify the user of the attack either. Fusion Drive models do not support the Apple File System for the time being.

Several VR companies have been working with Apple to improve the compatibility and accessibility of VR on the MacOS.

High Sierra comes with a new form of video technology called High Efficiency Video Encoding that makes it easier to stream content, says Mac Rumors.