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 ...
The UK Government Huawei Dilemma and the Brexit Factor

The UK Government Huawei Dilemma and the Brexit Factor

In the last couple of days, Google announced it will be putting restrictions on Huawei’s access to its Android operating system, massively threatening Huawei's smartphone market. Meanwhile, UK based chip designer ARM ...

WhatsApp, Microsoft and Intel Chip Vulnerabilities

Quickly applying software updates (patching) to mitigate security vulnerabilities is a cornerstone of both a home and business security strategy. So it was interesting to see how the mainstream news media reported ...
ZombieLoad: Researchers discover New Hardware Vulnerability in Modern Intel Processors

ZombieLoad: Researchers discover New Hardware Vulnerability in Modern Intel Processors

A brand new processor hardware vulnerability affecting modern Intel CPUs has been uncovered by Bitdefender researchers Coined "ZombieLoad side-channel processor", the vulnerability defeats the architectural safeguards of the processor and allows unprivileged ...
Joining the Bromium Threat Intelligence & Analysis Program

Introducing the Bromium Threat Insights Report

This report is made possible by customers who opted to share their Bromium-isolated threat data with Bromium, which our experts compiled into a Threat Insights Report Bromium Threat Insights Report is designed ...
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Intel Advances Hardware-Centric Approach to Cybersecurity

Intel this week announced a set of open source libraries intended to enhance cybersecurity by making it easier to build IT solutions that invoke confidential computing capabilities to create isolated enclaves of ...
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Intel Releases Draft Federal Privacy Bill

One strange story to emerge as part of the recent midterm elections was Intel’s release of a piece of federal legislation. This story got somewhat buried amid all the talk of migrant ...

More Spectre/Meltdown-Like Attacks

Back in January, we learned about a class of vulnerabilities against microprocessors that leverages various performance and efficiency shortcuts for attack. I wrote that the first two attacks would be just the ...

Intel Management Mode – Apple didn’t lock

The Intel Management Engine, CVE-2018-4251, and Apple ...

A week in security (August 13 – 19)

A round up of the security news from August 13 – 19, including an in-depth discussion of what drives the average cybercriminal to crime. Categories: Security world Week in security Tags: a ...
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