Reply to post: Re: Well, no.

Unfixable Apple M1 chip bug enables cross-process chatter, breaking OS security model

Michael Wojcik Silver badge

Re: Well, no.

There's no sign that a "comprehensive" fix for microarchitectural side channels will ever come. For one thing, researchers keep finding new ones.

Generating and discarding information has physical consequences. It's very difficult to mask all signals from those consequences.

(By the way, I quite like OP's "pale into significance".)

POST COMMENT House rules

Not a member of The Register? Create a new account here.

  • Enter your comment

  • Add an icon

Anonymous cowards cannot choose their icon

Biting the hand that feeds IT © 1998–2021