Apple has acknowledged a flaw in the latest version of the Mac operating system, OSX, also known as High Sierra.. Simply put, if you did not set a “root” password when you setup your Mac, your computer may be vulnerable to hacker being able to take advantage of root account to perform malicious activity.
Apple has released a patch as of this morning and it is recommended that all users who have updated to the latest version of OSX apply this patch right away. Here is the link to Apple’s article on this issue:
If you are a Mac user, please apply this fix ASAP.