May 14, 2019
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RIDL is yet another security vulnerability affecting only Intel’s CPUs, AMD CPUs safe from it | DSOGaming

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Back in May 2019, we informed you about a new security vulnerability that affected Intel’s CPUs, Spoiler. And today, a brand new security vulnerability has been discovered that, once again, affects only Intel CPUs and is called RIDL.

RIDL can be used to attacks victims and computers with Intel CPUs are vulnerable to this thread. Phones and tablets are unaffected by this, and neither laptops and desktop PC configurations that are using AMD’s processors.

Regarding RIDL, VUSec’s Pietro Frigo claimed that a quick fix – at this point – is to disable Hyper Threading.

“If you disable hyperthreading and at the same time you use Intel’s proposed mitigation (that is, using the very instruction) the MDS vulnerabilities are mitigated on old Intel processors.”

Now I don’t know…



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