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Skyfall and Solace CPU attacks are likely fake

Posted on Friday, January 19 2018 @ 13:57:09 CET by

Word is spreading about "Skyfall" and "Solace". Besides being the name of two James Bond movies, it's now claimed these are the codenames of two speculative attacks based on the work highlighted by the Meltdown and Spectre CPU bugs.

The Register investigated the matter and concludes its 99% a hoax. In particular, the site notes that none of the chip designers nor operating system developers they talked too have heard about these attacks:



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