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Macbook Air A2179 hardware encrypted.

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Hi all

How can i disable hardware encryption on macbook air a2179.

Filevault is off.

Despite this it says hardware encrypted for macintosh hd.

I got it's image from Caine..





Posted : 15/02/2024 10:03 am
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Simon Key
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If a Mac has a T2, M1, or M2 chip, its APFS container will be protected by hardware-encoded encryption key that's not accessible outside of the Mac.

This is a block-level encryption, not an end-to-end disk or volume encryption. As far as I'm aware, it cannot be disabled and requires the APFS container to be read in situ.

Posted : 15/02/2024 10:35 am
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@sdckey we've just published an article on Apple T2 encryption today 🙂

Posted : 15/02/2024 2:26 pm
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Digital Collector from Cellebrite can take an image of the data partition on a macbook if you have the credentials.

Posted : 19/03/2024 1:19 pm