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Intel chip flaw: Math unit may spill crypto secrets from apps to malware

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While this is a data leak, right now it appears to be something that would be extremely difficult to exploit effectively. You get to see a snapshot of the FP registers. But you don't get to know the context, or even that it's from the process that you want to snoop on. And you don't get to sample frequently enough to get a correlated data set (or even a large data set).

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