Hacking macOS: How to Hack a Mac Password Without Changing It

A powered-off MacBook can be compromised in less than three minutes. With just a few commands, it’s possible for a hacker to extract a target’s password hash and crack it without their knowledge.
The goal in this article is to acquire a target’s .plist file which contains their hashed password. Then, using a Python script to convert the .plist file into a format Hashcat can interpret, it’s brute-forced it to reveal the password. The simplest method for performing this attack requires physical access to the target MacBook, recovery mode, a USB flash drive, another MacBook, and Hashcat.
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