"Throwhammer" exploit flips bits in RAM only using network packets

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  1. Grall

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    Indirect attacks on computer systems are shaping up to be the headache of all times:
    https://arstechnica.com/information...-flips-by-sending-network-packets-over-a-lan/

    10gbit/s ethernet cards with a feature called RDMA (and rowhammer-sensitive memory) enables attacks on systems using only relatively modest data rates and no local access:

    A relevant quote quoted in the article itself:
     
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