The Effects of the Spectre and Meltdown Vulnerabilities - Schneier on Security    

written by Bruce Schneier. added about 1 year ago by @icyflame ARCHIVES

security vulnerability 2018    

First, attacks against hardware, as opposed to software, will become more common. Last fall, vulnerabilities were discovered in Intel's Management Engine, a remote-administration feature on its microprocessors. Like Spectre and Meltdown, they affected how the chips operate. Looking for vulnerabilities on computer chips is new. Now that researchers know this is a fruitful area to explore, security researchers, foreign intelligence agencies, and criminals will be on the hunt.

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