Protecting against SWAPGS Attack via Hypervisor Introspection

Bypassing KPTI Using the Speculative Behavior of the SWAPGS Instruction

Bitdefender senior researchers Dan Horea Luțaș and Andrei Vlad Luțaș recently uncovered a new speculative-execution vulnerability and demonstrated how it can be exploited via a side-channel style attack, dubbed SWAPGS Attack. The ...
Yet Another Meltdown – A Microarchitectural Fill Buffer Data Sampling Vulnerability (CVE-2018-12130)

Yet Another Meltdown – A Microarchitectural Fill Buffer Data Sampling Vulnerability (CVE-2018-12130)

More than one year ago, security researchers at Google Project Zero have disclosed a series of hardware vulnerabilities affecting Intel® x86 microprocessors. Leveraging a feature of modern processors called speculative execution, as ...
Scientists claim to have invented the unhackable processor

Scientists claim to have invented the unhackable processor

An intriguing paper published by researchers at the University of Michigan describes a new processor architecture capable of self-encryption that can fend off any hacks. A DARPA-supported project, the new chip design ...

Bromium at InfoSec World, April 1-3, 2019

See Bromium at InfoSec World Conference and Expo in Florida April 1-3, 2019 Our experts will be available at booth #615 to answer questions and demo products Don't miss Bromium’s Power Breakfast ...

Intel’s slow progress towards microcode updates

Simon Sharwood for The Register: Intel adopts Orwellian irony with call for fast Meltdown-Spectre action after slow patch delivery – For now, have some code that won’t crash Skylakes and stay close ...
How Bromium Virtualization Provides Protection from Meltdown and Spectre

Anatomy of Meltdown – A Technical Journey

This blog reviews the details of Meltdown and discusses the inherent immunity for end users provided by Bromium’s architecture. Meltdown is an Intel CPU vulnerability leveraging speculative execution which gives an attacker-controlled ...
Meltdown and Spectre in 3 Minutes

Spectre and Meltdown Haunt CPUs Everywhere – What to Know and What to Do

TL;DR – Spectre and Meltdown are two recently announced vulnerabilities that allow private data to be accessed by otherwise unauthorized applications. Patches are coming out to mitigate risks, but these may also ...

VERT Threat Alert: CPU Vulnerabilities – Meltdown and Spectre

Vulnerability Description Meltdown and Spectre are hardware design vulnerabilities in CPUs utilizing speculative execution. While the defect exists in the hardware, mitigations in operating systems are possible and are currently available. CPU ...
Matthew Pascucci

The Low Down on the CPU Vulnerabilities

As you’ve probably already noticed a few highly dangerous CPU vulnerabilities have been released that effect the CPU at a hardware level. Since this is base off the hardware itself all operating ...

Bromium Response: Intel CPU Design Flaw Creates Work for Everyone

The design flaw has been in existence for the last decade and does not affect Bromium. Operating system vendors are the only ones who can remediate the vulnerability. The Microsoft patch – ...
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