Microsoft banks on new silicon chips built by Intel, others to fend off firmware attacks
The timing of this effort roughly coincides with a similar plan at the U.S. National Security Agency.
Supermicro BMCs were susceptible to remote attacks, according to firmware security startup
Researchers from Eclypsium have found issues in the baseboard management controllers of Supermicro’s platforms.
This firmware flaw was bad enough, but then researchers looked at the supply chain
Lenovo servers had a conspicuous security problem, but specialists at hardware-security company Eclypsium found that the story was much bigger.
Google to replace Titan keys for free after uncovering Bluetooth flaw
The vulnerability would require an outsider to already have obtained a victim's username and password.
Cisco router vulnerabilities could future prevent software updates
A patch won’t completely remediate the problem.
Jolted by Meltdown and Spectre, Intel aims to accelerate patching process
For Intel, the Spectre and Meltdown saga drove home the fact that “we weren’t making it easy on our customers to take what we were giving them and actually get it out to people,” Intel's Audrey Plonk told CyberScoop.