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macOS Breaks Your OpSec by Caching Data From Encrypted Hard Drives

Apple’s macOS surreptitiously creates and caches thumbnails for images and other file types stored on password-protected / encrypted containers (hard drives, partitions), according to Wojciech Reguła and Patrick Wardle, two macOS security experts. The problem is that these cached thumbnails are stored on non-encrypted hard drives, in a known location and can be easily retrieved by malware or forensics tools, revealing some of the content stored on encrypted containers.

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ORIGINAL SOURCE: Bleeping Computer

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