‘Hot Pixel’: New Attack Exploits Modern GPUs and SoCs to Steal Browsing History

A landmark collaboration between the University of Michigan, Ruhr University Bochum and Georgia Tech has discovered a pioneering cyberattack method dubbed "Hot Pixel," which targets the intricate relationship between graphic processing units (GPUs), modern system-on-a-chip (SoCs) and browser data. The "Hot Pixel" attack marks a shift from traditional security vulnerabilities, as it exploits data-dependent computation times in GPUs and SoCs to exfiltrate information from Chrome and Safari browse
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