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

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Re: Floating point crypto operations?

The SSE instruction extensions support float, integer, and double operations. While the micro-ops for each variation will be processed through different execution ports the XMM register set is shared.

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