Security Expert Defeats Lenovo Laptop BIOS Password With a Screwdriver

GPT-4: Cyber security experts at CyberCX have demonstrated a simple method to bypass BIOS password locks on older laptops, specifically Lenovo models. By shorting EEPROM chip pins with a screwdriver, the BIOS settings can be accessed and the password disabled. This technique may be applicable to other laptop brands with separate EEPROM chips. Modern machines with integrated BIOS and EEPROM packages are more difficult to hack, and full disk encryption is recommended to protect data.
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