Tags Meltdown

DARPA is looking to avoid another version of Meltdown or Spectre

by Sean Lyngaas • 3 weeks 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 weeks 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 • 1 month ago

A small company is reporting major vulnerabilities in AMD chips, yet the disclosure itself has sent security researchers into a frenzy.

Intel faces 32 class action suits stemming from Spectre and Meltdown

by Zaid Shoorbajee • 2 months ago

The company disputes the claims and says it is fighting all the lawsuits "vigorously."

Microsoft rushes Windows patch disabling Intel’s Spectre fixes due to instability

by Patrick Howell O'Neill • 3 months ago

Social media is filled with reports of problems and time lost to the buggy patches.

Oracle issues patches for 10 'virtual machine escape' flaws in VirtualBox

by Patrick Howell O'Neill • 3 months ago

The "easily exploitable" vulnerabilities allow a hacker to stage a "virtual machine escape" to attack the host operating system.

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