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    New GoFetch attack on Apple Silicon CPUs can steal crypto keys
    March 22, 2024   11:01 AM   0 A new side-channel attack called "GoFetch" impacts Apple M1, M2, and M3 processors and can be used to steal secret cryptographic keys from data in the CPU's cache. The attack targets constant-time cryptographic implementations using data memory-dependent prefetchers (DMPs) found in modern Apple CPUs. This allows it to recreate the private cryptographic keys for various algorithms, including OpenSSL Diffie-Hellman, Go RSA, CRYSTALS...
    By AFFA 2024-03-22 23:12:18 0 147
    Apple blames Spotify for $1.95 billion fine over "abusive" App store rules
    March 4, 2024   12:58 PM   0 The European Commission has fined Apple €1.8 billion, or approximately $1.95 million, for allegedly abusing its market dominance in music streaming app distribution to prevent developers from promoting cheaper services outside the app. "The European Commission has fined Apple over €1.8 billion for abusing its dominant position on the market for the distribution of music streaming apps to iPhone and iPad users ('iOS users')...
    By AFFA 2024-03-04 18:33:22 0 140
    Fraudsters tried to scam Apple out of 5000 iPhones worth over $3 million
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    By AFFA 2024-02-21 21:47:40 0 195
    Fake LastPass password manager spotted on Apple’s App Store
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    By AFFA 2024-02-08 22:55:06 0 242
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