This is very interesting for sure and Apple should take his claims seriously so they can protect their customers. However, a "random password" is most likely easy to hack as well though. I hope you will further update us once more info is released... since I don't get my tech news from any where else :)
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Sounds like this could be nasty. Imagine if the controller was set to over charge the battery. Not good.
This is indeed a very interesting security vulnerability. Though it obviously cannot be exploited very easily since they need another hook into the operating system to be able to place the bit of code on the battery. I am very curious to see how Apple patches this problem.
"Nothing is safe anymore, whats next?, your Monitors OSD?
Apple? A hardware/software problem? I thought their motto was "It just works". I thought their products were impervious to malware, hacking, etc.. You must surely have held it wrong, or just don't know how to use it! That's what you would be told at Apple's "Genius Bar".
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