Charlie Miller Finds Way to Hack MacBook Battery | News | The Mac Observer

Security researcher Charlie Miller has announced that he has found a way to hack the chips that control the batteries in Appleā€™s MacBook, MacBook Pro, and MacBook Air. Using these chips, he was able to brick (or ruin) batteries, or even install persistent malware that would survive a physical hard drive change.

via Charlie Miller Finds Way to Hack MacBook Battery | News | The Mac Observer.

Basically the heat controllers only have 2 default passwords, which means you can install malware in the bios which overheats and explodes the batteries.

Leave a Reply