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post #14 of (permalink) Old 03-05-2019, 11:34 AM
Defoler
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Quote: Originally Posted by bigjdubb View Post
All of this stuff is way over my head. Is it just luck that AMD has been dodging these security bullets or do they have a better understanding of security holes than Intel?
Well basically, could be.
Maybe AMD do the virtual page read on two physical ones at the same time. Maybe they don’t store a virtual page on two physical ones.
And that was tested on bulldozer, so it’s interesting to see if zen does the same or vulnerable like intel.


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