Translation lookaside buffer (TLB)

A translation lookaside buffer (TLB) is a cache of page table entries. It is used to speed up the process of translating virtual addresses to physical addresses. When a TLB miss occurs, the process of looking up the page table entry in memory is much slower than when a TLB hit occurs. What is the … Read more

Hypervisor attack

A hypervisor attack is a type of attack that targets the underlying hypervisor layer in a virtualized environment. The goal of such an attack is to gain access to the guest operating system(s) or virtual machines running on top of the hypervisor. This can be done by exploiting vulnerabilities in the hypervisor itself, or by … Read more