“I Am Root”: A Retrospective on a Severe Mac Vulnerability

Image credit: Johnathon Burns modified by Gaël‏ On November 28, the world became aware of a major security vulnerability in macOS High Sierra that could allow an attacker to enable the “root” administrator account on a victim’s Mac. The bug is being called “#IAmRoot” and “#rootgate” in various online discussions. We first wrote about the … Continue reading “I Am Root”: A Retrospective on a Severe Mac Vulnerability