MacOS Bug Can Expose Passwords in Keychain Access App

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By Michael Kan

An 18-year-old security researcher has discovered a macOS bug that can expose passwords in Apple’s Keychain software. But he’s refusing to hand over the details to Apple because the company doesn’t offer rewards for finding macOS flaws.

The researcher, Linus Henze, posted a video demonstrating the so-called “KeySteal” exploit. It shows him running a rigged application on a MacBook Pro that then extracts all the login credentials stored in the macOS password management system,

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