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New Flaws Re-Enable DMA Attacks On Wide Range of Modern Computers
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Security researchers have discovered a new class of security vulnerabilities that impact all major operating systems, including Microsoft Windows, Apple macOS, Linux, and FreeBSD, allowing attackers to bypass protection mechanisms introduced to defend against DMA attacks. Direct memory access (DMA)-based attacks let an attacker compromise a targeted computer in a matter of seconds by plugging-in a malicious hotplug device—such as an external network card, mouse, keyboard, printer, storage, and graphics card—into Thunderbolt 3 port
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