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Qualcomm chips leak crypto data from secure execution environment

A vulnerability in Qualcomm chips could be exploited by attackers to retrieve encryption keys and sensitive information from the chipsets’ secure execution environment, NCC Group researchers have found.

Qualcomm chips vulnerability

The security of Trusted Execution Environments (TEEs) such as ARM TrustZone, which are widely used in both mobile and embedded devices and often share the same computational hardware as untrusted code, has been previously probed but not extensively.

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