Mitigating new LVI Intel security vulnerability will have big impact on CPU performance

clock • 3 min read

The Intel chip security flaw could enable an attacker to steal sensitive data from targeted systems - but mitigating it could slow systems to a crawl

Implementing full mitigations to address the load value injection (LVI) security vulnerability affecting Intel processors could significantly reduce processor performance and radically slow them do...

To continue reading this article...

Join Computing

  • Unlimited access to real-time news, analysis and opinion from the technology industry
  • Receive important and breaking news in our daily newsletter
  • Be the first to hear about our events and awards programmes
  • Join live member only interviews with IT leaders at the ‘IT Lounge’; your chance to ask your burning tech questions and have them answered
  • Access to the Computing Delta hub providing market intelligence and research
  • Receive our members-only newsletter with exclusive opinion pieces from senior IT Leaders

Join now

 

Already a Computing member?

Login

You may also like
Intel processors threatened by new CPU side channel attack

Threats and Risks

Exploits weaknesses in two key components

clock 03 July 2024 • 2 min read
500 AI models optimised for Core Ultra processors, says Intel

Chips and Components

The models can be used across the Core Ultra range of CPUs, GPUs and NPUs

clock 02 May 2024 • 2 min read
Microsoft, Google and Snap report strong quarterly results, IBM and Intel less so

Finance and Reporting

Microsoft and Google see AI investments bearing fruit

clock 26 April 2024 • 4 min read

More on Threats and Risks

Malicious Python packages found exfiltrating user data to Telegram bot

Malicious Python packages found exfiltrating user data to Telegram bot

Appears to be part of a wider operation by crime gang based in Iraq, say Checkmarx researchers

John Leonard
clock 15 July 2024 • 2 min read
New threat group CRYSTALRAY seen using variety of off-the-shelf tools to steal credentials

New threat group CRYSTALRAY seen using variety of off-the-shelf tools to steal credentials

Sysdig researchers have been following the group since February

John Leonard
clock 11 July 2024 • 2 min read
Blast-RADIUS: Major vulnerability found in common protocol

Blast-RADIUS: Major vulnerability found in common protocol

Used everywhere, from home internet to VPNs

clock 11 July 2024 • 2 min read