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HDD firmware altering modules from Equation Group may exist for Apple devices

2015/06/09

Softpedia - (International) Security researchers from the Intel Corporation's McAfee Labs analyzed samples of EquationDrug hard-drive reprogramming modules in their May McAfee Labs Threats Report and found indications that versions of the module exist for Apple iOS and OS X systems, as well as Microsoft Windows.

Source: http://news.softpedia.com/news/HDD-Firmware-Altering-Modules-from-Equation-Group-May-Exist-for-Apple-Devices-483763.shtml

Note: This news synopsis is taken from the DHS Daily Open Source Infrastructure Report, a daily [Monday through Friday, except US Federal holidays] summary of open-source published information concerning significant critical infrastructure issues; a 10-day archive of the DOSIR can be found at: http://www.dhs.gov/dhs-daily-open-source-infrastructure-report.


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