Microsoft's new 'Pluton' security processor gets buy-in from Intel, AMD
It's an ambitious project inspired by the infamous Spectre and Meltdown flaws.
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.
NSA official: Bloomberg story created a frenzied, fruitless search for supporting evidence
A news report claiming a compromise of U.S. companies’ supply chains by Chinese spies has triggered an extensive search for evidence that has so far turned up nothing.
DHS, Apple push back on Bloomberg supply chain story
U.S. and British security agencies have backed statements by Apple and Amazon Web Services disputing an explosive news report claiming that the Chinese compromised hardware used by the tech giants.
Intel chip vulnerability gets quick patch in some products, longer timeline in others
Manufacturers of the millions of business PCs, laptops and servers using Intel chips with a newly discovered vulnerability are scrambling to roll out patches.
New DARPA program seeks cybersecurity through hardware design
Pentagon scientists say they could stop 40 percent of current cyberattacks by producing secure computer chips. The System Security Integrated Through Hardware and firmware, or SSITH, program is looking for help from industry.