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 ...

A week in security (August 6 – 12)

A round-up of the security news from August 6 – 12, including ransomware, interesting talks during BlackHat, botnets, and the evils of JavaScript. Categories: Security world Week in security Tags: botnetCTNT reportcybercrimeexploit ...
Intel Releases Microcode Spectre Patches

Intel Faces Yet Another Speculative Execution Flaw in Its CPUs

As predicted by security researchers, the Meltdown and Spectre vulnerabilities announced this year were just the tip of the iceberg when it comes to security issues related to the speculative execution feature ...
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A “Patch for the Meltdown Patch” released out of band Thursday night

A “Patch for the Meltdown Patch” released out of band Thursday night

The Meltdown/Spectre saga continues… Late Thursday, Microsoft released a patch for Windows 7 and Server 2008 R2 operating systems to resolve CVE-2018-1038. Apparently, this vulnerability was actually introduced by the patches released ...
Adobe Confirms Unpatched Flash

Microsoft Issues Emergency Patch for Recently Found Kernel Vulnerability

Microsoft has released an out-of-band patch for Windows 7 and Server 2008 systems to fix a recently identified vulnerability that allows attackers or malware to take full control of computers. The flaw ...
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Meltdown Patches Left Windows 7, Server 2008 Systems Even More Vulnerable

Meltdown Patches Left Windows 7, Server 2008 Systems Even More Vulnerable

Microsoft’s January and February patches for the Meltdown vulnerability introduced an even more dangerous flaw that left Windows 7 and Server 2008 R2 systems vulnerable to complete compromise. The bug is somewhat ...
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A week in security (March 12 – March 18)

A roundup of notable security news from March 12 to 18, including data theft, mobile malware, compromised clients, and more. Categories: Security world Week in security Tags: AndroidcybercrimemalwareMeltdownSpectrevpn (Read more...) The post ...
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The Shared Security Weekly Blaze – The Insecure Internet of Things, Spectre Patch Updates, Android Malware

This is the Shared Security Weekly Blaze for March 19, 2018 sponsored by Security Perspectives – Your Source for Tailored Security Awareness Training and Assessment Solutions. This episode was hosted by Tom ...
Dark Side Quantum Computing

Attackers Deliver Cryptominer to PostgreSQL Servers as Scarlett Johansson Pic

Security researchers have come across an attack against PostgreSQL servers that installs cryptominer malware that’s hidden in a picture of actress Scarlett Johansson. The unusual attack was captured in a honeypot by ...
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16th March 2018 resources updates

Added to the AMD section of the Meltdown/Spectre resource page, which for administrative reasons has now been moved here. [16th March 2018] Not Meltdown/Spectre, but allegedly similar issues: Richi Jennings for Tech ...
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