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MacBook batteries can be hacked
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PostPosted: Fri 22 Jul 2011, 19:05    Post_subject:  MacBook batteries can be hacked  

All MacBook batteries can be hacked, fix coming August.


" Charlie Miller is a well-known and active hacker due to his regular hacks
of popular web browsers at CanSecWest.

But his latest discovery is a hack found where no one else would
ever bother looking: the battery of an Apple laptop.

Miller has discovered that the chips used to monitor the rechargeable batteries in Apple’s MacBook, MacBook Pro, and MacBook Air lines can
be hacked with serious consequences. "

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PostPosted: Tue 14 May 2013, 12:42    Post_subject:  

roody wrote:
Why does everything need a chip today?

Planned obsolescence could be one of the reasons
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