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Thunderstrike — Infecting Apple MacBooks with EFI Bootkit via Thunderbolt Ports

A security researcher has discovered an easy way to infect Apple’s Macintosh computers with an unusual kind of malware using its own Thunderbolt port.

The hack was presented by programming expert Trammell Hudson at the annual Chaos Computer Congress (30C3) in Hamburg Germany. 76 more words

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SSCC 88 - iTunes security, Mac malware and Google's FCC fine

Once again Paul Ducklin joined me for this week’s Chet Chat, the last one I was able to record before heading off to InfoSec Europe. 151 more words

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Media Digest (4/12/2012) Reuters, WSJ, NYTimes, FT, Bloomberg

Sony (NYSE: SNE) says it will eliminate 10,000 jobs and retool the company for growth. (Reuters)

Exports from Japan improve. (Reuters)

The Fed’s Beige Book reports concern about energy costs. 290 more words

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