Anatomy of Meltdown – A Technical Journey

2019-06-11T09:45:39-07:00January 15th, 2018|Breaking News, Threats|

This blog reviews the details of Meltdown and discusses the inherent immunity for end users provided by Bromium's architecture. Meltdown is an Intel CPU vulnerability leveraging speculative execution which gives an attacker-controlled process the ability to read arbitrary memory belonging to the kernel. Although it doesn't allow for an attacker to directly take control of the kernel, there [...]