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Re: Hackers Could Make a MacBook's Battery Explode
« Reply #1 on: July 27, 2011, 03:50:52 am »
coding malware which uses the maximiun potence of the battery thats the first thing that goes to my mind

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Re: Hackers Could Make a MacBook's Battery Explode
« Reply #2 on: July 27, 2011, 08:52:40 am »
Or someform of program that over time, degrades the charge limit of the battery...
Thus WIPING ALL MACS OFF THE PLANET :D lol

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Re: Hackers Could Make a MacBook's Battery Explode
« Reply #3 on: July 27, 2011, 10:36:26 am »
Have to say that a malware that hides in the battery is the most promising thing with this, the only way they could get rid of it is if they switch batteries, even if they reinstall the entire OS.
Thats freaking awesome and who would ever buy a new battery because they got a virus


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Re: Hackers Could Make a MacBook's Battery Explode
« Reply #4 on: July 27, 2011, 12:19:00 pm »
lol and battery for a mac costs a lot. Epic apple fail yet again and this is really cool :D

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Re: Hackers Could Make a MacBook's Battery Explode
« Reply #5 on: July 27, 2011, 09:29:46 pm »
i can blow up a book on apples myself >.<

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Re: Hackers Could Make a MacBook's Battery Explode
« Reply #6 on: July 28, 2011, 09:25:51 pm »
I just read this somewhere else but I didn't think that it could be used to blow up the battery. I bet that would cause some serious damage with that aluminum case.

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Re: Hackers Could Make a MacBook's Battery Explode
« Reply #7 on: July 29, 2011, 01:22:24 am »
Looks promising.. but would it really explode or just short circuit? Either way.. time to take out some frustration onf Macfags?

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Re: Hackers Could Make a MacBook's Battery Explode
« Reply #8 on: July 29, 2011, 01:58:50 am »
This reminds me of



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Re: Hackers Could Make a MacBook's Battery Explode
« Reply #9 on: July 29, 2011, 12:55:11 pm »
lol yeah how can I forget that ad xD most epic news article I ever seen.

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Re: Hackers Could Make a MacBook's Battery Explode
« Reply #10 on: July 30, 2011, 12:48:51 am »
I read somewhere that there is going to be a presentation about this, from the same guy how discovered the fail, lol. Looking forward to that.

I think that what ever causes this may have a simple fix, but that is just an assumption, I really don't know must about it.

 



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