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New flaw in Intel processors can be exploited in a similar way to Spectre

7 monthes ago   |   By TechRadar

A new security vulnerability has been found in Intel's family of Core processors, along similar lines of the major Spectre bug that has been making headlines all year. Thankfully, this one appears to be less severe - and is already patched in modern versions of Windows and Linux. The freshly-discovered hole is known as the ‘Lazy FP state restore' bug, and like Spectre, it is a speculative execution side channel attack. Just a few weeks back, we were told to expect further spins on speculative execution attack vectors, and it seems this is one. Intel explains : “Systems using Intel...
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New 'Lazy FP State Restore' Vulnerability Found in All Modern Intel CPUs

New 'Lazy FP State Restore' Vulnerability Found in All Modern Intel CPUs

7 monthes ago   |   By The Hacker News

Hell Yeah! Another security vulnerability has been discovered in Intel chips that affects the processor's speculative execution technology-like Specter and Meltdown-and could potentially be exploited to access sensitive information, including encryption related data.
Dubbed Lazy FP State Restore, the vulnerability within Intel Core and Xeon processors has just been confirmed
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You'll want to perk up when it comes to the new ‘Lazy State' Intel CPU bug

You'll want to perk up when it comes to the new ‘Lazy State' Intel CPU bug

7 monthes ago   |   By Digital Trends

A new bug in Intel CPUs dating back to 2011 has been discovered. Similar to Spectre and Meltdown, it takes advantage of an inherent flaw in the chip's design to steal user data from running processes.
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