Apple’s latest software is not as safe as everybody thought

Apple’s latest software is not as safe as everybody thought

Monday, September 24, was an important day for Apple releasing its latest macOS Mojave 10.14 operating system. Demanding direct and real user interaction before any third-party application is allowed to access sensitive user data, the new software is claimed to be highly safe and data-protective.

The same day, ex-NSA hacker and security researcher Patrick Wardle, however, taught the world better: with only a few lines of code he managed to elude authorization requests to get access to personal user data.

According to The Hacker News, the zero-day flaw has not yet been directly reported to Apple but Wardle is looking for a way to catch its attention. Until the problem has been patched, users are urged to be cautious with their data.

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