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Firmware weakness extends red carpet for cold boot attacks

TechXplore - Sun 16 Sep 18

"The chilling reality of cold boot attacks" is the title of a video posted by F-Secure on Thursday. The chilling reality is that savvy security mischief-makers can still perform the attacks, ...

F-Secure Says Almost All Computers Are Vulnerable to New Cold Boot Attack

Extremetech - Fri 14 Sep 18

F-Secure's Olle Segerdahl and Pasi Saarinen found a way to rewrite the non-volatile memory chip that contains the security settings, thus disabling memory overwriting. The post F-Secure Says ...

New modification of the old cold boot attack leaves most systems vulnerable

Arstechnica - Thu 13 Sep 18

The defenses put in place to thwart the 2008 attack turn out to be very weak.

Almost 'all modern computers' affected by cold boot attack, researchers warn - CNET

CNET - Thu 13 Sep 18

The attack would allow potential hackers to steal sensitive information stored on your RAM.

Security flaw in ‘nearly all’ modern PCs and Macs exposes encrypted data

TechCrunch - Thu 13 Sep 18

Most modern computers, even devices with disk encryption, are vulnerable to a new attack that can steal sensitive data in a matter of minutes, new research says. In new findings published Wednesday, ...

A Decade-Old Attack Can Break the Encryption of Most PCs

Wired Security - Fri 14 Sep 18

The computer industry thought cold boot hacks were solved 10 years ago. Researchers have proven that's not the case.