memory leakage

Pierluigi Paganini January 09, 2018
Microsoft: Meltdown and Spectre patches could cause noticeable performance slowdowns

Microsoft officially confirmed that Meltdown and Spectre patches could cause noticeable performance slowdowns contrary to what initially thought. Just after the disclosure of the Meltdown and Spectre vulnerabilities, many security experts argued that forthcoming patches will have a significant impact on the performance (30% degradation), but Intel pointed out that average users will not notice any difference. […]

Pierluigi Paganini January 05, 2018
Intel releases patches to mitigate Meltdown and Spectre attacks

Meltdown and Spectre attacks – According to Intel, by the end of the next week, the company will have issued security patches for more than 90% of chips commercialized in the past 5 years. White hat hackers from Google Project Zero this week disclosed the details of Meltdown and Spectre attacks targeting CPUs from major manufacturers, […]

Pierluigi Paganini January 04, 2018
Meltdown and Spectre attacks affect almost any processor, including Intel, ARM, AMD ones

The Meltdown and Spectre attacks could allow attackers to steal sensitive data which is currently processed on the computer. Almost every modern processor is vulnerable to the ‘memory leaking’ flaws, this has emerged from technical analysis triggered after the announcement of vulnerabilities in Intel Chips. White hackers from Google Project Zero have disclosed the vulnerabilities that potentially impact […]