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Sometimes it feels as though nary a day goes by without someone sounding the alarm on a new security vulnerability. More recently, there has been a lot of hoopla over side-channel exploits, such as Spectre and Meltdown, and various other variants. Here is another one to add to your mental catalog of exploits—RAMBleed. A team of researchers has given the name RAMBleed to yet another new side-channel attack based on Rowhammer, which itself is a set of vulnerabilities that allows unprivileged attackers to exploit design flaws in DRAM and memory cards. Around this same time last year, a Rowhammer-style exploit called RAMpage reared its ugly head on Android phones. Now security researchers from... Read more...