You probably know that USB devices can be malicious, but did you know that infected Thunderbolt devices could spread a firmware worm to all your Macbooks? In today’s security video, I cover the ThunderStrike 2 attack that researchers disclosed at this year’s Black Hat and DEF CON conferences. Watch to learn what this attack does, and how the industry can fix it.
(Episode Runtime: 4:01)
Direct YouTube Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1kF9T4Ugz8Q
- A new Black Hat 0day can brick your Mac – TechCrunch
- Thunderstrike 2 infects Mac firmware – Ars Technica
- Researcher’s post on Thunderstrike 2 – TRMM.net
- ThunderStrike 2 detailed annotated version of the presentation – TRMM.net