Apple acquires a company that stands behind the discovery of flaws in Mac computers in 2015

Feb

4

2016

Acquired company Apple officially on the company LegbaCore that Aki_f in 2015 Vulnerability in charge of running Mac computers and components that allow the deployment of malicious software libraries with ease.

And LegbaCore company succeeded in August / August to carry out attacks using worm can penetrate Computer Worm infected computers Mac through a port “Thunderbolt” button on these devices the definition.

These worm transition between trade my Mac even without the presence of contact, including through the network by connecting the storage device, screen or any device via the Thunderbolt port or Ethernet to move immediately to him, and after he arrived maintained for another start working automatically.

After the discovery of vulnerability and a review of the way exploit, Apple met with company officials where the deployment of Xeno Kovah , one of the founders of LegbaCore, on his account in Twitter tweet which said that during the meeting with Apple officials touched the company’s great interest in their work.

And officially LegbaCore company stopped accepting new applications since the month of November without authorization from the real reason behind the move, to show later news acquisition without disclosing further details.

The company’s work team will join the development of computers and the Apple Mac systems teams, where he will work separately to take advantage of Apple’s expertise in the field of security and protection of computers.

And Apple immediately worked to close a loophole Thunderstrike 2 after the discovery, but stressed that the danger is less severe than it seems and there is no call for Thoelha media

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