USENIX Security ’17 – Reverse Engineering x86 Processor Microcode


Usenix Security ’17 – Reverse Engineering X86 Processor Microcode.

Description: Philipp Koppe, Benjamin Kollenda, Marc Fyrbiak, Christian Kison, Robert Gawlik, Christof Paar, and Thorsten Holz, Ruhr-University Bochum Microcode is an abstraction layer on top of the physical components of a CPU and present in most general-purpose CPUs today.