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Google Chrome shifts browser architecture to thwart Spectre attacks

by Patrick Howell O'Neill • 7 days ago

Google Chrome is enabling a new security feature in response to the set of speculative execution side-channel attacks known as Spectre and Meltdown.

Senators question vulnerability disclosure process after Spectre and Meltdown stumbles

by Sean Lyngaas • 7 days 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 months 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 • 3 months 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 • 4 months 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 • 4 months 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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