Intel CPUs Are At Risk Of Data Leakage After NetCAT Attack

Security researcher keep detecting flaws and vulnerabilities in the system to protect sensitive data. This time researchers have spotted a new type of attack which is used in targeting Intel server-grade CPUs created since 2012. According to the expert report, this attack is based on a vulnerability of Intel processor known as NetCAT (Network Cache Attack). Using this flaw, cyber criminals can attack processor to obtain SSH password and other sensitive data. Really it is a topic of concern because it allow bad actors to collect sensitive data without installing any malicious program on the targeted system. The flaw is also known as CVE-2019-11184 and it reside in optimization feature.

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