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Apple Lion Vulnerable To Password Hack


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#1 buddy215

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Posted 20 September 2011 - 12:33 PM

Apple Lion Vulnerable To Password HackBy Mathew J. Schwartz
Read the Original Article at InformationWeek

A flaw in Apple OS X 10.7, aka Lion, would enable an attacker to change a user's system password without having to know the previous password. As a result, an attacker--albeit with physical access to the machine--would be able to change the boot password, as well as the password used by Apple's full-disk encryption tool, FileVault2....................


Mac users should disable automatic logins, set screensavers to require a password to unlock, and before leaving a Mac unattended, "use a 'hot corner' or the keychain lock to lock your screen."

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Posted 23 September 2011 - 11:30 AM

Oh the bugs of new software. :P
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Posted 25 September 2011 - 08:19 PM

Thats lovely... Wonderful so now encryption is useless lol.
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