Mac users, long accustomed to believing their software is better protected from malware than PCs, take heed: researchers have developed a worm that can spread from one MacBook to another, even when not networked, according to Wired. The researchers also found that certain PC firmware vulnerabilities can also affect Macs.
Xeno Kovah, owner of LegbaCore, a firmware consultancy, and Trammel Hudson, a security engineer at Two Sigma Investments, will present their findings Aug. 6, 2015 at the Black Hat security conference in Las Vegas.Worm Escapes Security Scanners
The worm could allow someone to remotely target computers and escape security scanners. The attack would have [...]