MIT Researchers Discover New Flaw in Apple M1 CPUs That Can’t Be Patched

A novel hardware attack dubbed PACMAN has been demonstrated against Apple’s M1 processor chipsets, potentially arming a malicious actor with the capability to gain arbitrary code execution on macOS systems. It leverages “speculative execution attacks to bypass an important memory protection mechanism, ARM Pointer Authentication, a security feature that is used to enforce pointer integrity,”…

Xbox & Bethesda Games Showcase 2022 live blog — all the big news as it happens

Refresh 2022-06-12T18:38:35.645Z (Image credit: Microsoft) The Xbox Bethesda Games Showcase is officially over. Overall, it was a strong showing — filled with blockbuster titles and indies. The best part is that we’ll actually see some of these games released in 2022. Sure, heavies like Starfield and Redfall won’t appear this year, but what we’re getting…

MIT Researchers Discover New Flaw in Apple M1 CPUs That Can’t Be Patched

A novel hardware attack dubbed PACMAN has been demonstrated against Apple’s M1 processor chipsets, potentially arming a malicious actor with the capability to gain arbitrary code execution on macOS systems. It leverages “speculative execution attacks to bypass an important memory protection mechanism, ARM Pointer Authentication, a security feature that is used to enforce pointer integrity,”…