Tags Meltdown

Foreshadow, the new data-stealing vulnerabilities impacting Intel chips

by Patrick Howell O'Neill • 1 month 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 • 3 months 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 • 3 months 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 • 4 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 • 6 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 • 6 months ago

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