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Intel tried to buy silence of researchers that discovered MDS vulnerabilities

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One of the most resonant news of the last days is discovery of new vulnerability class on MDS (Microarchitectural Data Sampling). It is peculiar that owners of PCs, equipped with competing with Inter AMD processors, are out of risk; producer confirmed that his product is not affected by new vulnerabilities. Read about this in our article: Zombieload and company: researcher …

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Zombieload and company: researcher discovered new class of vulnerabilities in Intel processors


Combined group of scientists and IS-experts discovered new class of vulnerabilities in Intel processors, which, similarly to Meltdown, Spectre and Foreshadow, allow distracting data that is processed inside the chips. As in previous cases, new attacks are based on Microarchitectural Data Sampling (MDS) and use advantages of speculative execution mechanism that is realized in Intel processors for increasing data processing …

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