Unpatchable ‘Starbleed’ Bug in FPGA Chips Exposes Critical Devices to Hackers

By GIXnews

A newly discovered unpatchable hardware vulnerability in Xilinx programmable logic products could allow an attacker to break bitstream encryption, and clone intellectual property, change the functionality, and even implant hardware Trojans.

The details of the attacks against Xilinx 7-Series and Virtex-6 Field Programmable Gate Arrays (FPGAs) have been covered in a paper titled “The

Source:: The Hackers News