Snoop attack steals data from Intel processors

Amazon Web Services (AWS) software engineer Pawel Wieczorkiewicz discovered another vulnerability in Intel processors that allows stealing data from the internal memory of the CPU. Discovered by Wieczorkiewicz attack was called Snoop-assisted L1 Data Sampling or simply Snoop. Last week, Intel and AMD equalized number of discovered vulnerabilities, but as we will see right now,… Continue reading Snoop attack steals data from Intel processors

Intel processors need hardware fixes due to new LVI attack

Security experts discovered a new attack on Intel processors called Load Value Injection (LVI). This claim is not an attempt to to balance yesterday’s news about vulnerabilities in the processors of Intel’s rival AMD. Indeed, the news came one after another. A team of scientists from the Worcester Polytechnic Institute, Graz Technical University, the University… Continue reading Intel processors need hardware fixes due to new LVI attack