Hacked VMs Reveal New Attack Risks

Researchers have exposed new and sophisticated types of attacks that endanger the security and confidentiality of virtual machines (VMs). Two variations of Ahoi attacks, Heckler and WeSee, have been identified targeting hardware-based trusted execution environments, specifically AMD's Secure Encrypted Virtualization-Secure Nested Paging (SEV-SNP) and Intel's Trust Domain Extensions (TDX) technologies.
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