top of page
  • Safi Bello

New Spectre-like attack uses speculative execution to overflow buffers

Ars Technica ---------- When the Spectre and Meltdown attacks were disclosed earlier this year, the expectation was that these attacks would be the first of many, as researchers took a closer look at the way that the speculative execution in modern processors could be used to leak sensitive information and undermine the security of software running on those processors. In May, we saw the speculative store bypass, and today we have a new variant on this theme: speculative buffer overflows, discovered by Vladimir Kiriansky at MIT and independent researcher Carl Waldspurger. To learn more click on the picture below to read the article.

New Spectre-like attack uses speculative execution to overflow buffers - Read More from Ars Technica

0 views
Featured Posts
Recent Posts
Follow Us
  • Instagram
  • Pinterest
  • Tumblr Social Icon
bottom of page