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DARPA invites hackers to break hardware to make it more secure

by Sean Lyngaas • 3 weeks ago

Software bug bounties are ubiquitous in the cybersecurity industry, but those focused on hardware are rarer.

Intel pushes for hardware-specific additions to vulnerability taxonomy

by Sean Lyngaas • 6 months ago

A new proposal is an outgrowth of the Spectre and Meltdown revelations from January 2018.

After Meltdown and Spectre, meet a new set of Intel chip flaws

by Sean Lyngaas • 1 year ago

Intel and a group of cybersecurity researchers published details on four new potential chip attacks that exploit the speculative execution process.

Jolted by Meltdown and Spectre, Intel aims to accelerate patching process

by Sean Lyngaas • 1 year ago

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.

Foreshadow, the new data-stealing vulnerabilities impacting Intel chips

by Patrick Howell O'Neill • 2 years ago

Also known as the L1 Terminal Fault, this flaw is the latest round of attacks stemming from exploitation of speculative execution.

Google Chrome shifts browser architecture to thwart Spectre attacks

by Patrick Howell O'Neill • 2 years 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.

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