Contributed by mbalmer on from the stop-whining-you-ve-been-warned dept.
Security researchers hacked a binary only Wi-Fi driver (we call it blob) to breach a laptop.
One of many flaws found [in a binary only driver] allowed them to take over a laptop by exploiting a bug in an 802.11 wireless driver [blob].
Security researchers have found a way to seize control of a laptop computer by manipulating buggy code in the system's wireless device driver."
Well, ... this time it was the researchers, ... next time it's going to be the script kiddies.
Read the full article at http://www.infoworld.com/article/06/06/21/79536_HNwifibreach_1.html
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