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

Robert Keizer robert at keizer.ca
Tue Nov 6 20:38:51 CST 2012

enter Fully Homomorphic Encryption - computational security at the
cost of performance.


On Tue, Nov 6, 2012 at 8:07 PM, Adam Thompson <athompso at athompso.net> wrote:
> http://arstechnica.com/security/2012/11/crypto-keys-stolen-from-virtual-machine/
> 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.
> -Adam
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