Hertzbleed effects modern x86 CPUs, these power side-channel attacks can be triggered remotely to become timing attacks.
What is a timing attack?
A Timing attack is a security exploit that attackers can take advantage off to discover vulnerabilities in computers, servers, and network systems by simply learning how long it takes the system to respond to a variety of inputs.
Normal users shouldn’t be too worried as both Intel and AMD have decided that there isn’t much reason to patch the issue. It’s important that Cryptographic developers should take into account special guidance to keep themselves protected. The average person shouldn’t be effected because studies show outside of a lab environment it’s not practical to be used by an attacker.
A zero-day vulnerability has been patched by Google, and should be reaching you shortly.
An announcement that was made a few months ago joining iFixit and Google together to sell OEM parts on iFixit's online store is finally live.
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