[plug] "Hyper-Threading, suffers from a serious security flaw,"

Arie Hol arie99 at ozemail.com.au
Sat May 14 20:13:24 WST 2005

On 14 May 2005 at 20:02, Leon Blackwell wrote:

> On Sat, May 14, 2005 at 02:01:28AM +0800, Open Source.Lives wrote:
> > For those who used other open source OS...
> Although it hasn't been acknowledged to be a linux, Windows or whatever
> else problem, the flaw sounds like it is a hardware issue.  That would
> mean that it applies to all operating systems (that support
> hyperthreading).
> The biggest clue:
> > The flaw affects all operating systems, and for a secure multi-user
> > environment essentially requires that Hyper-Threading be disabled.
> Given the amount of time he's been working on this, I'd be particularly
> interested to know what Intel have been doing to resolve the issue.

Probably very little, seeing as they are now leaning more towards dual core CPUs in preference to 

Regards Arie
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