RAM, bam, awww … man! Boffins defeat Rowhammer protections

Ever since Rowhammer first emerged, there’s been something of an arms race between researchers and defenders, and the boffins firing the latest shot reckon they’ve beaten all available protections. In the two years since Google first showed how forced bit-flipping could cause memory errors and create a takeover vector, boffins have worked on hardware and software mitigations on one side, and new attacks on the other.

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