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    Linus Torvalds On The Importance Of ECC RAM, Calls Out Intel's "Bad Policies" Over ECC

    The Importance Of ECC RAM https://www.phoronix.com/scan.php?page=news_item&px=Linus-Torvalds-ECC Original comments by Torvalds are here: https://www.realworldtech.com/forum/?threadid=198497&curpostid=198647
  2. AlphaAtlas

    New Speculative Execution Bug Allegedly Affects Intel CPUs

    Back in 2018, when the Spectre and Meltdown vulnerabilities were first publicized, many security experts feared that they opened a figurative Pandora's box. Those two exploits are part of a wider class of potential speculative execution flaws, and this week, those fears were realized, as...
  3. cageymaru

    The ECCploit Proves ECC RAM Is Susceptible to Rowhammer Attacks

    VUSec researchers at Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam have provided evidence that ECC memory is susceptible to the unpatchable Rowhammer bitflip vulnerability in memory chips. The Rowhammer exploit is when DRAM memory chips are hammered with so many reads and writes at one particular location that...
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