The Apple Core: MacBook wireless hack dismissed (Updated)

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Date: Thursday, August 3rd, 2006, 08:00
Category: The Apple Core

blackhatlogo.gifEarlier today I posted a story about about two hackers from the Black Hat conference in Las Vegas and how they supposedly demonstrated how to exploit a vulnerability in Apple’s wireless device driver to remotely access and control a MacBook over a network. The story was based, in part, on a blog entry by Brian Krebs at the Washington Post. As it turns out the hack described does not apply to MacBooks as it relies on third-party wireless hardware rather than the wireless cards supplied by Apple.
Read the rest of the story on my ZDNet Blog: The Apple Core.


blackhatlogo.gifEarlier today I posted a story about about two hackers from the Black Hat conference in Las Vegas and how they supposedly demonstrated how to exploit a vulnerability in Apple’s wireless device driver to remotely access and control a MacBook over a network. The story was based, in part, on a blog entry by Brian Krebs at the Washington Post. As it turns out the hack described does not apply to MacBooks as it relies on third-party wireless hardware rather than the wireless cards supplied by Apple.
Read the rest of the story on my ZDNet Blog: The Apple Core.

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