GhostRace – New Data Leak Vulnerability Affects Modern CPUs

March 15, 2024 at 02:03PM A group of researchers has discovered a new data leakage attack called GhostRace (CVE-2024-2193), a variation of the spectre v1 vulnerability, impacting modern CPU architectures. This exploit allows unauthenticated attackers to extract sensitive data from the processor by accessing speculative executable code paths. Both AMD and Xen have provided solutions … Read more

Intel Sued Over ‘Downfall’ CPU Vulnerability 

November 10, 2023 at 09:36AM A class action lawsuit has been filed against Intel over its handling of speculative execution vulnerabilities, specifically the “Downfall” attack. Plaintiffs claim that Intel CPUs are defective, leaving them vulnerable to cyberattacks or with significantly slower performance due to vulnerability fixes. The complaint accuses Intel of selling flawed CPUs despite … Read more