[RndTbl] Virtual machine used to steal crypto keys from other VM on same server | Ars Technica

Adam Thompson athompso at athompso.net
Tue Nov 6 20:07:09 CST 2012


Some of our members have been convinced this was imminent for, oh, about a decade now.  It's finally happened, but as is pointed out, relies on side-chanel attacks on shared hardware.
This STILL doesn't mean virtualization itself is inherently insecure... but it does mean public clouds just got a little harder to trust for high-security operations.

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