Your laptop can be hacked while the lid is closed

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What do you do when you finish working with your laptop? Do you turn it off? Put it to sleep? Just close the lid and walk away? Many people might not realize that what they do when leaving their laptop unattended, even a laptop with full disk encryption, can cause serious security headaches.

Olle and his fellow cyber security consultant Pasi Saarinen recently discovered a new way to physically hack into PCs. According to their research, this method will work against nearly all modern computers…

Read more from the source: The Chilling Reality of Cold Boot Attacks – F-Secure Blog