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Intel
Flaw discovered in Intel chips, allows attackers to steal cloud data
August 2018
Foreshadow is the third major flaw found in Intel chips this year after Spectre and Meltdown.
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Cloud
Google Chrome launches new feature to block Spectre attacks
July 2018
The next update to Google Chrome will bring new protections against web browser attacks such as Spectre.
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Malware
Interview: Diving Into the malware abyss with LogRhythm's Erika Noerenberg
April 2018
SecurityBrief talked with LogRhythm senior malware analyst Erika Noerenberg about vulnerability exploitation, malware, and the Internet of Things.
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Cybersecurity
Intel aims to battle cyber security risks at a silicon level
March 2018
In addressing the vulnerabilities reported by Google Project Zero, Intel and the technology industry have faced significant challenges.
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Cloud
Intel amplifies Bug Bounty rewards to attract more security researchers
February 2018
“We will continue to evolve the program as needed to make it as effective as possible and to help us fulfill our security-first pledge."
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Cybersecurity
Gartner provides 7 steps for dealing with Spectre and Meltdown
February 2018
​No doubt you’ve heard of Spectre and Meltdown before, given security researchers are calling them ‘catastrophic’ - here's Gartner's advice.
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Intel
ASUSTOR responds to Spectre & Meltdown with ADM update
February 2018
ASUSTOR is releasing updates to its ADM this week as part of its efforts to fix the Meltdown security vulnerabilities.
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Cloud
Intel releases Spectre & Meltdown patches for some Skylake processors
February 2018
Intel has officially released patches to OEM customers and industry partners running Skylake-based platforms.
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Network Infrastructure
Intel's new processors promise to relieve space & power constraints in edge computing
February 2018
The processors will be supported by system software updates to protect customers from the security exploits like “Spectre” and “Meltdown.”
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Intel
Meltdown and Spectre fallout: patching problems persist
January 2018
Malwarebytes has found that the patches are causing increases in CPU usage.
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Cloud
Intel CEO addresses Spectre and Meltdown bugs at CES keynote
January 2018
Kraznich advised users to apply any updates from your operating system vendor and system manufacturer as soon as they become available.
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Microsoft
Intel processor vulnerabilities: What you need to know about Meltdown and Spectre
January 2018
Desktops, laptops, and smartphones running on vulnerable processors can be exposed to unauthorized access and information theft.
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Tablets & laptops
The new HP changes gear with world’s thinnest laptop introduction
April 2016
HP has produced a beautiful and sexy laptop, knocking the previous 'thinnest laptop' record out of the park with the all new Spectre.
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Review
Hands-on review: HP Spectre x360
May 2015
The in-demand Spectre has hit Kiwi shores, and we’re here to give you the inside track on what could be Hewlett-Packard’s return to the top.