Over the weekend, Pwn20wnd released unc0ver V1.0.1 to disable the integrated RootFS Restore feature because of a problem that appeared to impact certain handsets running firmware versions between iOS 11.0 and 11.2.6. But as it would seem, the clever hacker found a way to circumvent it.
In a bevy of Tweets shared Monday afternoon, Pwn20wnd denoted how the problem appeared impact handsets with pending OTA updates downloaded on them. Upon discerning the cause of the issue, the hacker responded by releasing unc0ver V1.0.2.
According to Apple's software engineering head, Craig Federighi, full compatibility with boot support for Mac Fusion Drives is coming soon to Apple File System (APFS).
Apple on Thursday released a supplemental update to macOS High Sierra 10.13 which fixes a few bugs, among them a major vulnerability (we told you about it this morning) that could expose the passwords of encrypted Apple File System volumes in plain text in Disk Utility.
Brazilian developer Matheus Mariano has discovered a pretty serious security vulnerability in macOS High Sierra which exposes passwords of any encrypted APFS volumes in plain text.
Apple in June announced that macOS High Sierra will come with the new Apple File System (APFS) on all supported Macs following its debut on iOS, watchOS and tvOS last year.
Apple is bringing its renowned Apple Filesystem (APFS) to the macOS platform for the first time with the newly-announced macOS High Sierra operating system for Macs.
APFS first debuted in iOS 10.3 to replace the dated HFS, and the speed improvements were quickly noticed by users.
Apple's efforts on adding even stronger security to its software platforms is coming to light with news that the company is introducing a brand new file system with “encryption as a primary feature”. Called the Apple File System (APFS), the new feature is optimized for flash-based storage and engineered to “scale from an Apple Watch to a Mac Pro”.
Here's how it ensures the integrity and security of your data across devices.