Thunderclap flaws impact how Windows, Mac, Linux handle Thunderbolt peripherals

Windows, Mac, Linux, and FreeBSD systems are all impacted by a new vulnerability that was disclosed this week at the NDSS 2019 security conference. The vulnerability –named Thunderclap– affects the way Thunderbolt-based peripherals are allowed to connect and interact with these operating systems, allowing a malicious device to steal data directly from the operating system’s memory, including highly sensitive information.

Link: Thunderclap flaws impact how Windows, Mac, Linux handle Thunderbolt peripherals
via http://www.zdnet.com

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