The RIDL and Fallout speculative execution attacks allow attackers to leak private data across arbitrary security boundaries on a victim system, for instance compromising data held in the cloud or leaking your data to malicious websites. Our attacks leak data by exploiting the 4 newly disclosed Microarchitectural Data Sampling (or MDS) side-channel vulnerabilities in Intel…
These days, free mail services are plenty: Google Mail, Hotmail/Microsoft, Yandex, … But how is it possible that these services are free? In the case of major players such as Google or Microsoft, these companies scan your email for its contents. This metadata is then used to deliver you personalized advertisements, or sell your profile…
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