Exploiting systemd-journald Part 2

Introduction This is the second part in a multipart series on exploiting two vulnerabilities in systemd-journald, which were published by Qualys on January 9th. In the first post, we covered …

Exploiting systemd-journald Part 1

Introduction This is part one in a multipart series (read Part 2 here) on exploiting two vulnerabilities in systemd-journald, which were published by Qualys on January 9th. Specifically, the vulnerabilities …

Detecting Meltdown and Spectre by Detecting Cache Side Channels

Last week, we delivered an open source detector for some variants of the Meltdown attack and promised that we’d provide a more generic detection for more variants of Meltdown and …

Detecting Meltdown using Capsule8

Meltdown and Spectre are such pervasive issues; they’re news on every major outlet. The security world is simultaneously in awe of the attack and panicking about remediation. What nobody is …