[Cryptography] Buffer Overflows & Spectre
ondrej.mikle at gmail.com
Thu Nov 22 18:00:40 EST 2018
On 11/21/18 3:42 AM, Henry Baker wrote:
This is perfect summation of current "state of computation", especially accross
Rowhammer or Spectre? Likely not. Works in papers, but not so useful in real
attacks. But there's a decent chance they will inject some miner from an ad
system, along with the "legit" tracking code.
Most people don't know since they don't usually run even simple app/widget to
page via NoScript, it will eat one whole CPU core. Most people will only notice
it through fan spinning or battery drain. Simple pages having few paragraphs of
text with a few images, where basic HTML would suffice.
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