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Microsoft's new 'Pluton' security processor gets buy-in from Intel, AMD

by Sean Lyngaas • 2 months ago

It's an ambitious project inspired by the infamous Spectre and Meltdown flaws.

Rare case of UEFI hacking hit targets interested in North Korea, Kaspersky says

by Sean Lyngaas • 4 months ago

The attack appears to mark an evolution in cyber-espionage.

Gigabytes of 'sensitive' internal Intel documents dumped online

by Greg Otto • 6 months ago

The company confirmed the incident is under investigation.

New bug in PC booting process could take years to fix, researchers say

by Sean Lyngaas • 6 months ago

Billions of devices are affected, according to Eclypsium.

Hackable firmware lurks inside Dell, HP and Lenovo computers amid supply chain security efforts

by Sean Lyngaas • 11 months ago

"Unsigned" firmware continues to haunt the hardware industry.

Why direct-memory attacks on laptops just won't go away

by Sean Lyngaas • 12 months ago

The access to a computer the attack enables — executing code before the computer is even booted up — is insidious.