T2 Chip

Mac T2 Chip Vulnerability Makes it Possible to Guess Passwords: Report

According to 9to5Mac, password recovery and security decryption company Passware has discovered a new vulnerability affecting Apple's T2 security chip for Macs that can be exploited to crack user passwords. Apple introduced the T2 security chip with the iMac Pro back in 2018 to isolate password encryption and decryption from the rest of the system and...

‘Unpachable’ T2 Chip Vulnerability Allegedly Exposing Macs, iPad Pro Devices

According to a security researcher at ironPeak Services, an ‘unpatchable’ vulnerability in Apple’s second-generation T2 security chip is completely exposing Macs and iPad Pro devices and that news agencies and Apple are declining to act and report about the matter. All recent macOS devices you the embedded T2 security chip or Secure Enclave Processor (SEP), a custom ARM...

iFixit Confirms Macs with T2 Chip Can Still be Repaired by Owners

Yesterday, The Sun reported that anyone repairing a Mac that is equipped with Apple's custom T2 chip would render the device inoperative. The report noted that a repair could only be conducted with Apple's special diagnostic software called the "Apple Service Toolkit 2 (AST 2) System Configuration Suite". While Apple has yet to make any...

iMac Pro Features New T2 Chip for Extra Security

According to a handful of early reviews, Apple's new iMac Pro is an absolute beast of a machine. While detailed performance reviews will likely emerge over the next few weeks it is worth point out that Apple's next-generation pro desktop will bring some welcomed changes to the currently shipping Macs. Apple's iMac Pro will support...