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Mac users may want to set root password as new security flaw comes to light

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CINCINNATI, OH (FOX19) -

There's an Apple macOS High Sierra operating system flaw that allows people with physical access to a Mac to gain system administrator access, according to The Verge.

The flaw involves the Root User:

The best way to protect your Mac against the flaw is to ensure that you've set a root password, The Verge reports.

On Tuesday, Apple published a support article titled "How to enable the root user on your Mac or change your root password."

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