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Linuz Henze, a well-known security researcher, has found a particularly troublesome bug in Apple's macOS. The exploit involves the operating system's Keychain, which stores passwords, private keys, and other user credentials.  Henze has demonstrated a working app that could be maliciously used to pilfer your Mac's Keychain, robbing you of stored passwords that are used to access everything from your Hulu account to your bank's website to your health insurance information. What's even more devastating is the fact that the exploit doesn't even require administrator privileges -- or any special privileges for that matter -- to take advantage of the Keychain. According to Henze, the exploit... Read more...