Thunderspy, New Attack Method, Allows Hackers to Steal Data in Less than 5 Minutes

Eindhoven University of Technology researcher Björn Ruytenberg revealed the details of a new attack method he’s calling Thunderspy – which targets devices with a Thunderbolt port.
Any time someone requests physical access to your device, whether a laptop, phone, or tablet, there is cause for concern, he says. “Being able to load a malicious payload directly to the device bypasses many security tools with the attacker leaving no trace of meddling with the device.

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