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Rowhammer on Android

2018-05-04⊺14:30:03-05:00

Security researchers have figured out how to conduct a Rowhammer attack on random-access memory using the GPUs in Android phones. The attack is implemented in JavaScript, so a malicious Web page can launch the attack as soon as the target loads the page into the browser on their phone.

“Drive-By Rowhammer Attack Uses GPU to Compromise an Android Phone”
Dan Goodin, Ars Technica, May 3, 2018
https://arstechnica.com/information-technology/2018/05/drive-by-rowhammer-attack-uses-gpu-to-compromise-an-android-phone/

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