Contributed by Wil Alambre over the course of November 28th…
MacOS High Sierra Bug Allows Root Access Without Password
The bug, discovered by developer Lemi Ergin, lets anyone log into an admin account using the username "root" with no password. This works when attempting to access an administrator's account on an unlocked Mac, and it also provides access at the login screen of a locked Mac. Until the issue is fixed, you can enable a root account with a password to prevent the bug from working.
Tabs come to every window in Windows 10 "Sets"
In a feature announced today, Microsoft is going to bring two-level grouping and management to every window and every application. Tabs won't just be for browsers; they'll be for Notepad, or Word, or Visual Studio, or Explorer, or Minecraft. The feature is currently called "Sets," and it'll be coming soon to the Windows Insider Program.
Tumblr CEO David Karp is stepping down from the company
“David Karp will depart Oath by the end of the year,” the statement reads. “David founded Tumblr 10 years ago as a space for the world’s creators, and we thank him for his commitment and passion driving the growth of the platform to almost 380 million blogs and over 155 billion posts.”
Desert Bus VR
One of the worst video games of all time, Desert Bus, has a sequel. In very good news for anybody who hears "notorious game's sequel" and flinches, this new take, dubbed Desert Bus VR, is now completely free to own for PC gamers, whether they own a virtual reality headset or not.