• In the cybersecurity world, somehow there is a lot of weird names for different forms of attacks 🤔

Side-channel Attack

  • An attacker monitors physical characteristics of a system, such as power consumption or timing, to infer information about its operations
  • For example, in a power analysis attack, variations in power usage during cryptographic operations can reveal details about the secret key being used, allowing the attacker to deduce sensitive information without directly accessing the key itself
  • Check Side-channel attack - Wikipedia for more details

Birthday Attack