MacBook Wi-Fi hack didn't use Apple drivers

“Despite SecureWorks being quoted saying the Mac is threatened by the exploit demonstrated at Black Hat, they have provided no evidence that in fact it is,” Apple Director of Mac PR, Lynn Fox, told Macworld. “To the contrary, the SecureWorks demonstration used a third party USB 802.11 device–not the 802.11 hardware in the Mac–a device which uses a different chip and different software drivers than those on the Mac.
Source: MacCentral

SecureWorks even changed their web site. There is a reason for the “Mac user base aura of smugness on security,” and do you know why?

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