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The NetCAT is out of the bag: Intel chipset exploited to sniff SSH passwords as they're typed over the network

By Shaun Nichols 10 Sep 2019 at 18:09

Video It is possible to discern someone's SSH password as they type it into a terminal over the network, say infosec gurus who have found an interesting side-channel vulnerability in Intel's networking technology. In short, a well-positioned eavesdropper can connect to a server powered by one of Intel's vulnerable chipsets, and potentially observe the timing...

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