Microsoft Leans on Intel to power Azure Confidential Computing

Intel is a sponsor of TechSpective Data is the fuel that drives business, which is why it’s also a primary target. Protecting data has always been a challenge, but cloud computing, containers, ...

Attack Against PC Thunderbolt Port

The attack requires physical access to the computer, but it's pretty devastating: On Thunderbolt-enabled Windows or Linux PCs manufactured before 2019, his technique can bypass the login screen of a sleeping or ...

Intel Bug Bounty Program Improves Security and Drives Community Engagement

Intel is a sponsor of TechSpective Vulnerabilities are a fact of life. Organizations and developers strive to develop secure code, but the reality is that there is no such thing as perfect ...
New Intel Chipset Bug: ‘Utter Chaos Will Reign’

New Intel Chipset Bug: ‘Utter Chaos Will Reign’

A new angle on an old Intel bug is making heads spin this week: The researchers who found it say it’s unpatchable ...
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Intel Report Reveals Security Insights and Highlights the Value of Transparency

Intel is a sponsor of TechSpective There is no such thing as perfect when it comes to technology. When you’re dealing with millions of lines of code and an evolving attack ecosystem, ...
Cyber Security Roundup for February 2020

Cyber Security Roundup for February 2020

A roundup of UK focused cyber and information security news stories, blog posts, reports and threat intelligence from the previous calendar month, January 2020.After years of dither and delay the UK government ...
Intel Fixes Dangerous Plundervolt Vulnerability

Intel Fixes Dangerous Plundervolt Vulnerability

Intel has quickly released a fix for the new and already infamous Plundervolt vulnerability found in Intel 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, and 10th generation processors, alongside Xeon Processor E3 v5 and v6, ...
Plundervolt! A new Intel Processor 'undervolting' Vulnerability

Plundervolt! A new Intel Processor ‘undervolting’ Vulnerability

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Researchers at the University of Birmingham have identified a weakness in Intel’s processors: by 'undervolting' the CPU, Intel’s secure enclave technology becomes vulnerable to attack.A little bit of undervolting can cause a ...
TPM-FAIL: Intel and STMicro ‘Fix’ 26-Year-Old Vulnerability

TPM-FAIL: Intel and STMicro ‘Fix’ 26-Year-Old Vulnerability

Trusted Platform Modules (TPMs) aren’t so trusted today. Intel and STMicro have had to release fixes for timing attacks ...
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Attacking the Intel Secure Enclave

Interesting paper by Michael Schwarz, Samuel Weiser, Daniel Gruss. The upshot is that both Intel and AMD have assumed that trusted enclaves will run only trustworthy code. Of course, that's not true ...