Interesting M1 Chip Vulnerability

Article: Newly Discovered Apple M1 Security Flaw is Unpatchable

Keep in mind this is a Proof of Concept.

Before I go any further, M1 Mac owners don’t need to worry about having their sensitive data stolen. While this is a severe vulnerability that will need to be addressed, certain unlikely conditions need to be in place for it to work. Foremost, the system under attack needs to have an existing memory corruption bug. As such, the scientists say there is “no cause for immediate alarm.”

If you want the technical details, you can find the original paper here: https://pacmanattack.com/paper.pdf

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