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Firmware Bug in OSX Could Allow Installation of Low-Level Rootkits

Discussion in 'Threatpost' started by RSS, Jun 1, 2015.

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    There is a vulnerability buried deep in the firmware of many Apple laptops that could allow an attacker to overwrite the machine’s BIOS and install a rootkit, gaining complete control of the Mac. The vulnerability lies in the UEFI system on some older MacBooks, and researcher Pedro Vilaca discovered that after a MacBook is put to […]

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