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RT @PurnalToon@twitter.com

It is 2022, and your computer now runs at 3 MHz.

“Do you mean 3 GHz?”

Nope! A malicious hyperthread can make shared libraries run up to ~1000x slower, resulting in a huge SNR boost for side-channel attacks.

[HyperDegrade, by @acaldaya@twitter.com]

🐦🔗: twitter.com/PurnalToon/status/

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