Sunday, July 24, 2011

Apple Laptops are vulnerable to a hack that can kill your batteries

 Forbes reports that hacker and security researcher Andy Miller examined batteries in several Macbooks, Macbook Pros and Macbook Airs and found a disturbing vulnerability. "The batteries’ chips are shipped with default passwords, such that anyone who discovers that password and learns to control the chips’ firmware can potentially hijack them to do anything the hacker wants. That includes permanently ruining batteries at will x x x"

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