Mar. 6, 2017 | By Joel Odom & Chris M. Roberts
IISP Analyst Joel Odom: “This story should be of interest to technical Source Port readers, but it also is a good example of why security is hard and how security fails in unexpected ways. When I shared this news with a colleague, he remarked, ‘[the attack] demonstrates how security is hard. Mitigations must be seriously contemplated to be effective, and even when they are, the complexity of microprocessors deceives our understanding.’ Exactly."
For further reading
- VUSec: https://www.vusec.net/projects/anc/
- Wired: https://www.wired.com/2017/02/flaw-millions-chips-strips-away-key-hacking-defense-software-cant-fully-fix/