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Intel Security Fix Causing Reboot Issues on Haswell/Broadwell

Intel Security Fix Causing Reboot Issues on Haswell/Broadwell

Intel processors are the most hard hit with the the recent Meltdown and Spectre flaw revelations. Now it appears that the security firmware update designed to address the flaw ...

January 13, 2018 at 8:57 pm by
AMD Responds to Microsoft Spectre Patch's 'Unbootable' Issue

AMD Responds to Microsoft Spectre Patch’s ‘Unbootable’ Issue

Microsoft is halting the release of their security patch KB4056892 released over the weekend. The security patch addresses security concerns regarding GPZ Variant 1 (a Spectre ...

January 10, 2018 at 3:21 pm by
Nintendo Switch

Switch Joy-Con Connectivity Issue Is Due to Bad Design

There already were rumours before the Nintendo Switch launched, that the left Joy-Con was having connection issues. Pre-launch rumours like that can originate for many ...

March 10, 2017 at 1:40 pm by

QNAP Patches Firmware Update Injection Flaw

A while ago, F-Secure Corp.’s researchers found a flaw in QNAP’s operating system that could allow a hacker to gain full administrator access to your system, but ...

February 1, 2017 at 10:00 pm by

Intel Skylake Flaw Allows Full System Control Over USB

Intel has had quite a bit of success with their Skylake processors, and with good reason. They perform great. However, security researchers have found a new bug in some of ...

January 12, 2017 at 7:52 am by

Audit Reveals CalGang Database Contains Babies!?

We’ve all heard of the big government databases, tracking everything from our search history to the latest episode of Game of Thrones you watched illegally. Now it would ...

August 17, 2016 at 2:20 pm by

Millions of Android Devices Potentially at Risk Because of Qualcomm Flaw

A little while ago, a team of researchers from Checkpoint Security has uncovered a total of four vulnerabilities in Qualcomm chips, and it looks like these vulnerabilities ...

August 8, 2016 at 5:39 pm by

Lenovo ThinkPads Open To Zero-Day Firmware Exploit

When it comes to security, you like to think that your computers are at least the little bit safe from people who might want to cause you harm. We are reminded on a weekly ...

July 3, 2016 at 4:32 pm by

39 Android Flaws Fixed in Major Security Patch

Google’s latest patch for their Android operating system is one of the biggest security patches ever released for the OS. This monthly security update covers 39 ...

April 6, 2016 at 6:00 pm by

Report Suggests High Pressure CPU Coolers Can Damage Skylake Processors

Intel’s latest architecture requires a new LGA 1151 socket and features an enhanced pin count. Additionally, the CPUs are built on a 14nm manufacturing process. Some of ...

December 2, 2015 at 12:36 pm by

Steam Refund Flaw Used to Get Rocket League And Portal 2 For Free

The Steam controller adopts a rather unusual design and incorporates dual trackpads as well as haptic feedback. Initially, Valve sent a batch of Steam controller samples to ...

September 11, 2015 at 7:33 pm by

Facebook Revoked Internship for Exposing Privacy Loophole

Facebook has axed a Harvard student called Aran Khanna, who was about to start an internship after he publicly exposed a privacy flaw within Facebook Messenger. Khanna ...

August 14, 2015 at 12:00 pm by

Microsoft Hurries Out Emergency Windows Patch

Microsoft has broken their trend of releasing hotfixes on the second Tuesday of every month to release a vital “out of band” security patch. The critical flaw ...

July 20, 2015 at 9:17 pm by

Adobe Flash Vulnerability Patch Released

Adobe has released a recent patch to address a critical vulnerability that could possibly allow an attacker to take control of the affected system. Adobe acknowledged that ...

June 25, 2015 at 4:58 pm by

This Is Why New Software Comes With Old Flaws

You are probably wondering why we hear that legacy flaws are still present in new software. Well, the answer is simple. Developers have a habit of reusing old code for most of ...

June 24, 2015 at 7:58 am by

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