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Flaws in Qualcomm chips could allow snooping, Check Point finds

by Shannon Vavra • 1 month ago

Qualcomm Technologies Snapdragon chips have over 400 vulnerabilities, some of which could allow hackers to spy on users’ GPS location.

Senators question vulnerability disclosure process after Spectre and Meltdown stumbles

by Sean Lyngaas • 2 years ago

U.S. senators expressed concern that shortcomings in the industry-led process for disclosing software and hardware bugs could rear their head again.

Tech giants reveal new variant of Meltdown and Spectre vulns

by Sean Lyngaas • 2 years ago

The new vulnerability, dubbed “Variant 4,” can be exploited through JavaScript in a web browser to steal data.

DARPA is looking to avoid another version of Meltdown or Spectre

by Sean Lyngaas • 2 years ago

The Pentagon's R&D wing has contracted Tortuga Logic to develop hardware security tools that use commercial testing platforms to catch vulnerabilities in computer chips.

Microsoft's Meltdown patches introduced a whole new vulnerability

by Sean Lyngaas • 2 years ago

The discovery is the latest twist in a monthslong saga around the disclosure of Meltdown and Spectre.

What's worse? The AMD chip flaws or the disclosure process?

by Zaid Shoorbajee • 3 years ago

A small company is reporting major vulnerabilities in AMD chips, yet the disclosure itself has sent security researchers into a frenzy.

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