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Security Flaw Detected in Apple’s M Series Chips

Academics have discovered a severe security flaw in Apple’s M series semiconductors that might allow malevolent users to gain private encryption keys from MacBook machines. A paper published on March 21 by a group of academics from multiple colleges in the United States uncovered a form of side-channel attack that might allow hackers to illegally gain end-to-end encryption keys when Apple processors execute widely used cryptographic protocols.

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