Over the last day, a major security flaw in new Mac OS High Sierra has been pointed out which may lead to your files being compromised.

The newly-updated OS, which has only come into effect over the last month or two, has a bug that means if your 'screen sharing' (VNC) is turned on (which enables remote connections between two computers) it means that anyone can access your data remotely using the simple username 'root' and no password.

However, while Apple has confirmed that it's working on a fix, users have come up with a temporary solution that should keep your computer and files secure.

See below for the fix: