1. calebt's Avatar
    Do you think this is something for the average user to be worried about?

    Serious security flaw in OS X Yosemite 'Rootpipe' | ZDNet
    11-04-2014 03:18 PM
  2. warcraftWidow's Avatar
    Not really. But don't use the admin account as your main account. You shouldn't be doing that regardless but most people do.

    From the article: "Rootpipe's access is through an admin account, which is of course what everyone has to have on a Mac -- and it's what most people use for daily computer use. To clog Rootpipe, create a secondary admin account, one that you won't use every day. Then, through the admin account, you'll want to remove admin permissions from the account youll be using daily."
    nikkisharif and calebt like this.
    11-04-2014 04:40 PM
  3. calebt's Avatar
    Not really. But don't use the admin account as your main account. You shouldn't be doing that regardless but most people do. "
    Yes, and I was one of them fixed that now thanks. Read the article, but I always second guess what I read on the internet.
    11-04-2014 05:24 PM
  4. Beyond Fire's Avatar
    I use my admin account on both my pc and Mac daily. I just don't feel right unless I have full access of my accounts. I won't lose any sleep regarding this rootpipe.

    Sent from my HTC M8
    11-04-2014 05:38 PM

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