How does the ‘Optimize Storage’ feature work? Indeed, does it work? A look at its confusions and a couple of bugs.
High Sierra 10.13.4 may have stopped leakage of APFS encryption passphrases, but that is only a small part of an accident chain going back many years.
I wrote yesterday that macOS High Sierra 10.13.4 finally fixes the leakage of APFS encryption passphrases into the […]
The latest update to High Sierra, bringing it to 10.13.4, does fix the bug discovered by Sarah Edwards […]
Did Apple keep quiet for more than 3 months about the leak of encryption passphrases into High Sierra’s log files?
I previously described a serious vulnerability in macOS High Sierra versions to 10.13.1 which was discovered by Sarah […]
How good is the new unified log’s privacy? Does it live up to Apple’s goal of designing privacy into the system, or is it easily beaten? And how did passwords leak into the log?
Congratulations to Sarah Edwards for unearthing a security vulnerability in macOS 10.13 High Sierra, in which copies of […]
You have double-clicked on a disk image, and macOS refuses. Here is what you can do to get that image to mount, even when it’s damaged.
For no apparent reason, Sierra has again downloaded and installed an old ‘security’ update from 2016. Not only that, but it does its utmost to prevent you from finding out, even when studying the log. At least 5 bugs!