Apple says that the Mac and iOS vulnerabilities mentioned in a Wikileaks data dump on Thursday were fixed several years ago.

The data dump, which includes CIA documents dating back to 2012, highlights how agents were able to infect Apple devices if they could gain physical access to them.

Agents could allegedly gain access to a Mac’s firmware, for example, by using an Ethernet adapter that plugged into the computer’s Thunderbolt port. They could also compromise “factory fresh” iPhones, according to the documents.

 

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