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IMA
2007
Springer
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New Branch Prediction Vulnerabilities in OpenSSL and Necessary Software Countermeasures
Abstract. Software based side-channel attacks allow an unprivileged spy process to extract secret information from a victim (cryptosystem) process by exploiting some indirect leaka...
Onur Aciiçmez, Shay Gueron, Jean-Pierre Sei...
CTRSA
2007
Springer
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Predicting Secret Keys Via Branch Prediction
This paper announces a new software side-channel attack — enabled by the branch prediction capability common to all modern highperformance CPUs. The penalty paid (extra clock cyc...
Onur Aciiçmez, Çetin Kaya Koç...