macOS Finder bug could reportedly let a hacker control your Mac

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A new vulnerability in macOS has been reported that will reportedly let a hacker control your Mac after opening an email attachment.
While macOS is a very secure operating system, malware can get through, especially if users are opening unsafe or unknown files. One such vulnerability was recently discovered that could allow an attacker to control a Mac running any macOS version up to Big Sur simply by clicking on an email attachment.

Researcher Park Minchan (via Bleeping Computer) found that files that have the inetloc extension can be used to exploit a vulnerability in the macOS Finder. In a blog post on SSD Secure Disclosure, Minchan reports that inetoc files "can be embedded inside emails which if the user clicks on…
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