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The $5 PoisonTap quickly, completely hijacks even a locked computer’s internet

Wednesday, November 16, 2016 14:16
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ptplug After I learned of this clever exploit from Samy Kamkar, my poor 2012 MacBook Air looks more vulnerable than venerable: Asleep on the table, its USB ports exposed, it could be hijacked in seconds by a malicious Raspberry Pi Zero called PoisonTap. No need for passwords, zero-days, or million-dollar back doors — although a little social engineering to get me to leave the room might help. Read More

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