IP3 2023 – Computer Security (LOT 10993)

This lot is generally related to computing system protection. Disclosed is a computing system consisting of hardware and software for reducing or eliminating vulnerabilities due to the predictable states and state transitions of microprocessor. The system has a branch target buffer (BTB), which includes multiple entries, each having a lock bit. The processing unit sets a lock bit for a BTB entry to provide better security solutions for protecting computing systems. The technology may be implemented in computers, laptops, servers, smart phones, smart appliances, industrial computers, etc.

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