Unfixable Thunderbolt flaws bypass computer access security – Hardware – Security- Tempemail – Blog – Emails

A Dutch masters student has found vulnerabilities in the Thunderbolt input/output port hardware design that lets attackers fully bypass computer access security measures such as Secure Boot, login passwords and full-disk encryption. Physical access to computers are required however, to perform the attack that MSc student Björn Ruytenberg named Thunderspy. The attack [pdf] takes about […]