Security Alerts & News
by Tymoteusz A. Góral

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#1810 This $300 device lets you steal a Mac encryption password in 30 seconds
If you’re paranoid, and you know what hackers can do when they can get their hands on your computer even for just a few moments, you probably already know that you shouldn’t leave your laptop unattended.

Now, if you’re an Apple user, you have another great reason not to do that.

Using a contraption that costs around $300 and some open source software, a hacker could steal your MacBook password from your own laptop while it’s sleeping or locked in just 30 seconds. This would allow them to unlock the computer and even decrypt the files on your hard drive. In other words, game over.
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#1810 This $300 device lets you steal a Mac encryption password in 30 seconds
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#1808 Bye, privacy: Evernote will let its employees read your notes
#1807 DNSChanger exploit kit hijacks routers, not browsers
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