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Chris Fletcher: Principled Approaches to Resisting Computer Hardware Attacks Including Spectre

Virtual Computer Architecture Seminar

Event Details

Tuesday, September 8, 2020
4-5 p.m.

This virtual talk will discuss speculative taint tracking and and other principled methods resisting microarchitectural attacks that seek information exfiltration.

Chris Fletcher ( is an Assistant Professor at the University of Illinois--Urbana Champaign (CS Department). He graduated with a Ph.D. (also in EECS) at MIT in 2016, and spent a year (Fall 2016-17) as a Research