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Duo on Apple firmware security (and new EFIgy release)

Nice article on latest Apple changes to firmware security, T2 processor, Secure Boot, etc, are discussed here. Maybe one day Apple will create a similar whitepaper.

https://duo.com/blog/apple-imac-pro-and-secure-storage

http://efigy.io/

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Apple to make their own processor, replacing Intel?

Quoting Bloomberg:

Apple Inc. is planning to use its own chips in Mac computers beginning as early as 2020, replacing processors from Intel Corp., according to people familiar with the plans. The initiative, code named Kalamata, is still in the early developmental stages, but comes as part of a larger strategy to make all of Apple’s devices — including Macs, iPhones, and iPads — work more similarly and seamlessly together, said the people, who asked not to be identified discussing private information. The project, which executives have approved, will likely result in a multi-step transition.

https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2018-04-02/apple-is-said-to-plan-move-from-intel-to-own-mac-chips-from-2020

https://www.theverge.com/circuitbreaker/2018/4/2/17189372/apple-intel-chip-processors-macs-date

https://www.ft.com/content/1c0637da-36a1-11e8-8eee-e06bde01c544

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SDQAnalyzer: A Saleae analyzer plugin for the SDQ (Apple Lightning, MagSafe, Battery) protocol

https://github.com/nezza/SDQAnalyzer

A Saleae analyzer plugin for the SDQ (Apple Lightning, MagSafe, Battery) protocol.

https://support.saleae.com/hc/en-us/articles/115005987726-Protocol-Analyzer-SDK

Example of the analyzer in action

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