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I read the Meltdown paper so you don't have to
Meltdown is a cache-timing attack on Intel CPUs that allows all memory to be read by any process because of how they do Speculative Execution.
security  meltdown 
january 2018 by geetarista
GitHub - IAIK/meltdown: This repository contains several applications, demonstrating the Meltdown bug.
meltdown - This repository contains several applications, demonstrating the Meltdown bug.
meltdown 
january 2018 by geetarista
Spectre & Meltdown: tapping into the CPU's subconscious thoughts • ds9a.nl articles
Comments are very welcome on bert.hubert@powerdns.com or @PowerDNS_Bert. Update: several constructive remarks have been used to improve this text. Thanks!
In this post I will attempt to fully explain the Spectre and Meltdown vulnerabilities in an accessible way. I decided to write it up after I realised it took me more than a day to figure it out, even though I’ve been doing security related stuff on CPUs for 20 years.
security  cpu  meltdown  processors 
january 2018 by geetarista
Genius explanation of Meltdown/Spectre malware : sysadmin
bert.hubert@powerdns.com creates a simple explanation of how Meltdown and Spectre gain access to data thru CPU...
meltdown 
january 2018 by geetarista
Why Raspberry Pi isn't vulnerable to Spectre or Meltdown - Raspberry Pi
Eben gives you a crash course in how modern processors work to explain why Raspberry Pi is unaffected by the Spectre and Meltdown security vulnerabilities.
cpu  raspberrypi  meltdown  security 
january 2018 by geetarista
Meltdown & Spectre Megathread : sysadmin
Due to the magnitude of this patch, we're putting together a megathread on the subject. Please direct your questions, answers, and other comments...
meltdown 
january 2018 by geetarista

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