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Leaky Intel processor in almost every pc: what is it and what can you do about it?
Multimedia A collection of vulnerabilities in Intel processors allows attackers sensitive data can steal, report researchers from all over the world. As good as any modern Intel chip is vulnerable to, and thus also any pc, laptop or server where such a chip card. This is what you need to know. What is wrong?

It is in fact not one leak, but to a series of leaks that Intel itself ‘Microarchitectural Data Sampling’, or MDS. Almost every modern Intel processor, there is vulnerable to. the

Researchers around the world have the leaks separately discovered and studied. The first to sound the alarm pulled, was Giorgi Maisuradze, who at the time of the discovery an internship and completing at Microsoft Research and Intel inform in June 2018. Since then, there were still dozens of other researchers, the vulnerabilities on the trail. the

They were by Intel committed to an embargo, what is common in these cases. The researchers could, therefore, also not work, which makes them yesterday to buitenkwamen with a jumble of names and concepts. the

So a group of researchers at the Free University of Amsterdam on the ‘ RIDL attack (Rogue In-Flight Data Load), but this was also the " Fallout ’attack proposed, among others, by researchers at the KU Leuven. American publications to write again, especially about " ZombieLoad ’, a vulnerability which was discussed by experts at the University of Graz.

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