Spectre and Meltdown are two most security vulnerabilities that shook up the tech world and these mostly affected every single Intel processor that released in the past decade. These vulnerabilities gave away access to sensitive data like usernames and passwords despite being stored in protected memory. Continue reading “Intel’s upcoming Xeon Scalable processors to include hardware protection against Spectre and Meltdown”
Though AMD’s initial response to Spectre security flaw was positive as the company said the impact is ‘near zero’, today it confirmed that the processors are vulnerable to both variants of the Spectre security flaw. The company further added that it is rolling out firmware updates available for Ryzen and EPYC owners this week. Continue reading “AMD chips vulnerable to both variants of Spectre security flaw, firmware updates coming this week”
Meltdown and Spectre are most talked about security vulnerabilities in the recent times that affected most Intel, AMD, and ARM chipsets. Biggies like Microsoft, Intel, Google have already fixed and progressing towards fixing. Today Google has published a list of Chromebooks that are affected but are now patched. Continue reading “Google publishes list of Chromebooks patched with Meltdown vulnerability”
On one hand, Intel is having a hard time fixing the Meltdown and Spectre Security Vulnerabilities that affected processors from the past 10-15 years, the company is now hit with three separate class-action lawsuits by plaintiffs in California, Oregon, and Indiana who are seeking compensation. Continue reading “Intel hit with class-action lawsuits over Meltdown and Spectre Security Vulnerabilities”
It is a well-known fact that most modern Intel, ARM, and AMD CPUs and phones are affected by the serious Kernel memory leak issues known as the Spectre and Meltdown. Though Microsoft and Google had responded and said that they are taking steps to prevent any malicious attacks, it was Apple who didn’t respond. However, the Cupertino company has now acknowledged the flaw and said that all Mac and iOS devices are affected. Continue reading “Apple confirms all Macs and iOS devices are affected by Meltdown and Spectre vulnerabilities”
While it is known that Intel chips are facing a bug that is affected by serious Kernel memory leak issue on modern computers including Windows, Linux, and macOS, the exact problem and explanation for this bug remained a mystery. Windows and Linux have already started pushing the updates that will fix the issue, we now have what the flaw is and they have been named ‘Meltdown’ and ‘Spectre’. Continue reading “Meltdown and Spectre security flaw on Intel, AMD, ARM CPUs affect most computers and phones”
Sony already announced the XPERIA C5 Ultra and the XPERIA M5 earlier today but apparently there will an event in Berlin, a few days prior to IFA which is from 4th to 9th September. So it seems that Sony might be readying another smartphone which is most likely to the the XPERIA Z5 which was teased in a James Bond promo last month.
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Sony has been partnering with the James Bond franchise ever since Casino Royale. Now, it is expected that the upcoming Sony XPERIA Z5 smartphone which could be the 2015 flagship for the 2nd half of the year will make an appearance in the upcoming James Bond film titled ‘Spectre’.
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