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Hardware hack can potentially cause Mac batteries to explode VRNews Jul 26th, 11, 11:25 AM #1

Does the idea of a hacker being able to gain access to your Macbook's battery and cause it to spontaneously combust at the flick of a button sound frightening? Well, the bad news is that such a hack actually does exist, and it is none other than security researcher Charlie Miller who discovered the existence of such a vulnerability which could potentially allow hackers to exploit and completely destroy a Macbook's battery on a hardware level by exploiting the aforementioned vulnerability.

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DragonFire Jul 26th, 11, 06:44 PM #2

Nothing like LiPos going pop.

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