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Plundervolt: How a Little Bit of Undervolting Can Create a Lot of Trouble

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  • UserKit Murdock, University of Birmingham
  • ClockTuesday 27 October 2020, 14:00-15:00
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Many modern processors expose privileged software interfaces to dynamically modify the frequency and voltage. These interfaces were introduced to cope with the ever-growing power consumption of modern computers. In this talk we show how these privileged interfaces can be exploited to undermine the system’s security. We present the Plundervolt attack – demonstrating how we can corrupt the integrity of Intel SGX computations.

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This talk is part of the Computer Laboratory Security Seminar series.

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