Is Out-of-Date EFI Firmware Putting Your Mac at Risk?

When news breaks of a Mac security flaw, it almost always makes headlines. It should not be a surprise that a paper about Mac’s potential vulnerability to an EFI exploit became big news, even when the study’s authors say that most consumer users should not worry. Most EFI attacks require physical access and sophisticated tools. However, they do warn about the risk when crossing borders during travel. Corporate users that have to protect sensitive data are also at risk. If that sounds like you, how do you defend yourself? What Is EFI? You may be thinking: “I never downloaded EFI!…

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