Apple macOS Bug Reveals Passwords for APFS Encrypted Volumes in Plaintext

By [email protected] (Swati Khandelwal) A severe programming bug has been found in APFS file system for macOS High Sierra operating system that exposes passwords of encrypted external drives in plain text.

Introduced two years ago, APFS (Apple File System) is an optimized file system for flash and SSD-based storage solutions running MacOS, iOS, tvOS or WatchOS, and promises strong encryption and better performance.

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