Even offline computers can be hacked, researchers say

Thursday, 3 August 2006, 1:16 AM EST

Some computers with wireless Internet capabilities are vulnerable to malicious software that would let hackers take over the machines even if their owners aren't actually online.

The researchers planned to detail the vulnerability in a demonstration at a computer-security conference, showing how to take complete control of a MacBook from Apple.

At USA Today.

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