Intel Clarifies Hardware Mitigations for Meltdown and Spectre

Intel Clarifies Hardware Mitigations for Meltdown and Spectre

New CPUs, Same Security Problems Intel recently launched their Whiskey Lake and Amber Lake mobile CPU lineup. While these have plenty of features on-board, what is not clear ...

August 31, 2018 at 5:25 pm by

Intel SGX Breached by New Speculative Execution Exploit

Foreshadow Hits Secure SGX Secure Enclaves With the release of Spectre and Meltdown, the floodgates have opened. Since the reveal of the two speculative exploits last year, ...

August 15, 2018 at 9:23 am by

New Spectre Variant Can Remotely Target Systems

NetSpectre Allows Attacks Without Local Code Late last year, Spectre and Meltdown came out as new side-channel attacks. Fortunately, the victim system had to run the malicious ...

July 29, 2018 at 9:52 pm by
Chrome's Native Ad Blocker Goes Live

Google Implementing Ambitious Spectre Fix For Chrome

Google Chrome Site Isolation Logical Step Last year, the theoretical bugs became reality. Dubbed Spectre, the new exploits allowed attackers unprecedented ability to attack ...

July 24, 2018 at 8:00 am by

Intel Finishes Off Planned Spectre Bug Fixes With Westmere EX

Intel Wraps Up Beta Testing Spectre Fixes Last year, a number of nasty bugs surfaced for Intel CPUs. Dubbed Spectre, the exploits targetted the core of Intel CPUs, leading to ...

July 9, 2018 at 10:16 am by
Intel Delays Patches for Spectre-NG Vulnerabilities

Intel Delays Patches for Spectre-NG Vulnerabilities

Intel’s Spectre Nightmare is Far From Over Bad news for Intel as security researchers have discovered eight new “Spectre-class” vulnerabilities in their ...

May 8, 2018 at 6:53 am by

Intel Gives Up On Making Some Spectre Microcode Fixes

Intel Gives Up On Spectre Microcode For Older CPUs At the start of the year, Intel got caught unprepared when Spectre and Meltdown were revealed. Since then, Intel has ...

April 4, 2018 at 9:21 am by

Intel Reveals Meltdown and Spectre Hardware Mitigation Plans

Intel Ready With Meltdown and Spectre Hardware Fixes Earlier the year, Intel got caught unprepared when Spectre and Meltdown went public. Intel has been in firefighting mode ...

March 19, 2018 at 7:41 am by

Microsoft Will Help Deliver Intel Spectre Patch

  Microsoft Releases Intel Skylake Spectre Microcode Driver Since the Spectre bug appeared, Intel has been in a struggle to fix the CPU design flaw. After a debacle with ...

March 9, 2018 at 9:22 am by

Intel Ready To Rollout Spectre Fix For Haswell and Broadwell

Intel Continues to Rollout Fixed Spectre Microcode Last November, Intel learned about the new Spectre and Meltdown bugs. Since then, the company has been scrambling to issue ...

March 1, 2018 at 8:00 am by

Intel Releases Fixed Spectre Patch For Post-Skylake CPUs

Intel Patch Fixes Kaby Lake and Coffee Lake Earlier this year, Spectre and Meltdown rocked the CPU world.  Intel has been working hard for a fix but unfortunately, the ...

February 22, 2018 at 9:13 am by

Intel Releases Updated Spectre Patch for Skylake Only

Intel Fixes Spectre Patch for Skylake Early this year, the Spectre and Meltdown bugs blew up the CPU world. After discovering the flaw in November, Intel has been working hard ...

February 8, 2018 at 7:58 am by
AMD Promises In-Silicon Fix for Spectre Flaw on New CPUs

Windows Patch Kills Buggy Intel Spectre Fix Microcode

Supplementary Intel Fix Causes More Harm Than Good Last month, the Spectre and Meltdown bugs took the CPU world by storm. Intel was hit the hardest with both Spectre and ...

February 2, 2018 at 9:20 am by
AMD Promises In-Silicon Fix for Spectre Flaw on New CPUs

AMD Promises In-Silicon Fix for Spectre Flaw on New CPUs

AMD’s Commitment to Security Unlike Intel’s CPUs which are vulnerable to both Spectre and Meltdown, AMD thankfully only has Spectre to worry about. Due to the ...

January 31, 2018 at 3:44 pm by

Intel Promises Spectre and Meltdown “In-Silicon” Fixes For 2018

Intel Promises Hardware Fix By 2019 Spectre and Meltdown have been rocking the CPU landscape over the past couple of weeks. The CPU industry is not new to hardware bugs but ...

January 26, 2018 at 10:01 am by

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