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Cybersecurity
September 27, 2019

Intel Server Processors Are Vulnerable To Attack

Researchers at Vrije Universiteit, in Amsterdam have discovered a disturbing new side-channel attack. All Intel server-grade processors made since 2012 are vulnerable to what has been dubbed NetCAT. That stands for Network Cache Attack and it exploits a weakness in Intel's Data Direct I/O (DDIO) feature. DDIO is specific to…