Academics from multiple universities have announced fixes for two severe security flaws known as Spectre and Rowhammer.
Almost all Android devices released since 2012 are vulnerable to a new vulnerability named RAMpage, an international team of academics has revealed today. The vulnerability, tracked as CVE-2018-9442, is a variation of the Rowhammer attack.
Five academics from the Vrije University in Amsterdam and one from the University of Cyprus have discovered a way for launching Rowhammer attacks via network packets and network cards.
A team of academics from the Vrije University in Amsterdam has developed a new hacking technique that uses embedded graphics processing units (GPUs) and support for WebGL to carry out a Rowhammer attack.
Security researchers have come up with a variation of the Rowhammer attack that bypasses all previously proposed countermeasures.
NAND flash memory chips, the building blocks of solid-state drives (SSDs), include what could be called "programming vulnerabilities" that can be exploited to alter stored data or shorten the SSD's lifespan.
Google released today Android's Security Bulletin for the month of November, which among a total of 83 security vulnerabilities has also patched two high profile bugs identified as Drammer and Dirty COW.