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Almost all top GPUs are at risk of this dangerous cyberattack – here’s what you need to know

September 27, 2023

Via: TechRadar

There is a flaw in GPU units from all major manufacturers that allows hackers to read sensitive data displayed in browsers, a new research paper argues.

The vulnerability in question is called, and allows for cross-origin attacks. In essence, a hacker could create a malicious website that tracks how long the GPU takes to render a separate website, and use that information to reconstruct that second page, pixel by pixel. That way, the malicious website could read sensitive content such as usernames, passwords, and other sensitive data.

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