Wednesday, October 28

T2 Chip

iPhone News, T2 Chip

‘Unpackable’ T2 chip vulnerability allegedly exposing Mac, iPad Pro devices

According to a security researcher from IronPeak services, a 'non-patchable' vulnerability in Apple's second-generation T2 security chip is completely exposing Mac and iPad Pro devices and news agencies and Apple are refusing to act and report on the matter. All recent macOS devices include the built-in T2 security chip or Secure Enclave Processor (SEP), a custom ARM processor designed by Apple and based on the A10 ARM processor found in iPhones that performs a predefined set of tasks for macOS. The researcher alleges that the T2 mini operating system (SepOS) suffers from a security vulnerability that is also found in the iPhone X as it contains a processor based on the iOS A10 processor.Using the checkm8 exploit originally created for iPhones, the checkra1n exploit was deve...