BlindSide

BlindSide: Intel/AMD Speculation Bugs Under Microscope Again

Researchers have published frightening details on what they’re calling BlindSide, which relies on co-opting our old friend speculative execution ...
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AMD

New AMD Processor Bug Breaks Encryption

AMD CPUs have yet another flaw: Researchers say they can steal private AES keys, leak kernel memory, set up covert cloud channels, and do other dirty, dark deeds ...
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cryptojacking

AMD Confirms Chip Flaws, Promises Fixes Soon

Chip maker AMD has confirmed the validity of flaws that a security firm recently claimed to have found in its processors and plans to release firmware patches in the coming weeks. A ...
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AMD downplays CPU flaw discovery, says hackers would need admin rights anyway

AMD downplays CPU flaw discovery, says hackers would need admin rights anyway

Semiconductor giant AMD said today that attackers wouldn’t likely abuse the vulnerabilities recently found in its products: they would need administrative access, and that kind of access would allow for far more ...