Posted by: macintoshsisters | February 28, 2007

Mac Wi-Fi hijack demonstrated

ARLINGTON, Va.–Is the book on the Mac Wi-Fi hijack saga finally being closed?

David Maynor, chief technology officer at Errata Security, at the Black Hat DC event here on Wednesday broke the months-long silence on a controversial Mac hack. He also said he plans to publicly release computer code used in that attack.

The controversy started at the Black Hat Briefings conference last summer in Las Vegas. There Maynor and fellow security researcher Jon “Johnny Cache” Ellch showed how a MacBook could be hacked by sending malformed network traffic to it. (See video.)

FULL article at CNET NEWS



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