Intel and AMD Hertzbleed CPU Vulnerability Uses Boost Speed to Steal Crypto Keys

Intel and AMD Hertzbleed CPU Vulnerability Uses Boost Speed to Steal Crypto Keys

(Image credit: Hertzbleed) Intel and researchers from UT Austin, UIUC, and UW published papers today outlining the ‘Hertzbleed‘ chip vulnerability that allows side-channel attacks that can steal secret AES cryptographic keys by observing the CPU’s boost frequency/power mechanisms. According to external researchers, both Intel and AMD CPUs are impacted, but AMD hasn’t issued an advisory…

12 Best Uses For Old Routers

12 Best Uses For Old Routers

While you’re streamlining your storage solutions with network-attached storage, it’s a perfect time to think about where else you’re duplicating work and streamline that as well. Using a VPN is a simple and effective way to protect yourself while you’re online but installing one on every device in your house can cumbersome. You can avoid…

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Intel Hertzbleed CPU Vulnerability Uses Boost Speed to Steal Crypto Keys

(Image credit: Intel) Intel and researchers from UT Austin, UIUC, and UW published papers today outlining the ‘Hertzbleed’ chip vulnerability that allows side-channel attacks that can steal secret AES cryptographic keys by observing the CPU’s boost frequency/power mechanisms. The vulnerability doesn’t impact all cryptographic code, but some mitigation techniques for impacted systems come with as-yet-undefined…

All-AMD LUMI Becomes Europe's Most Powerful Supercomputer

All-AMD LUMI Becomes Europe’s Most Powerful Supercomputer

EuroHPC ‘s Joint Undertaking recently deployed Europe’s first pre-exascale supercomputer, LUMI, in Finland’s city of Kajaani. The all-AMD build ranks as the 3rd fastest computer according to the Top500 rankings owing to its 550 Petaflops performance. It also claims the title of the world’s third-greenest supercomputer, thanks to the impressive energy efficiency of the Epyc…