After rolling out a patch to combat the Meltdown and Spectre vulnerability, Intel is apparently quietly telling some of its big customers to "delay" installing the fix. First reported by WSJ, Intel is telling its customers to delay the download of the update because the recently issued software update can cause its latest processors to
Apple's Mac operating has another login bug that lets people log into App Store preferences by typing any random password. While this particular security flaw is not a huge concern, it still raises questions around the security of Apple's desktop operating system. This is the second login bug after a security flaw was discovered in
Meltdown and Spectre, two critical vulnerabilities affecting chipsets from Intel, AMD and ARM Holdings, were disclosed last week. While the patch for both the vulnerabilities were ready even before it was publicly disclosed, security researchers observed that the software fix could slow down performance by anywhere between 5 and 30 percent. Microsoft, one of the
And it gets worse. After Microsoft recently confirmed that it is mitigating the Meltdown vulnerability with automatic updates, reports have fallen in that Microsoft s fix for the bug, may be crocking AMD-powered PCs. First reported on answers.microsoft.com, users have shared a bunch of cases in which Security Update for Windows KB4056892, Redmond s Meltdown/Spectre
Meltdown and Spectre are two of the most critical CPU bugs ever discovered by security researchers. Meltdown, a vulnerability that affects devices using Intel CPUs, was reported by Jann Horn of Google's Project Zero, Werner Haas and Thomas Prescher of Cyberus Technology and Daniel Gruss and his colleagues at Graz University of Technology. Spectre, on
Apple has released iOS 11.2.2 with a security update for Safari that mitigates the Spectre vulnerability bug. A similar update is also being rolled out for macOS with the release of supplemental update to macOS High Sierra 10.13.2 with the same fix. Apple confirmed last week that all macOS and iOS devices are affected by
Computer security researchers recently disclosed two security flaws named Meltdown and Spectre that affects devices using processors from Intel, AMD and ARM Holdings. The security threat affects devices including personal computers, mobile devices and cloud computing platforms and allows hackers to steal critical information generally protected within the kernel memory. While Spectre affects devices using
Meltdown and Spectre, two recently disclosed security flaws, affect chipsets from leading semiconductor manufacturers including Intel, AMD and mobile chip design ARM. These security flaws put devices manufactured nearly 20 years ago at a potential risk where an attacker can gain access to low-level kernel memory that is normally protected from higher programs and user
Today, a lot of us rely on computers to get our work done. We also use them for making bank transactions, to buy and sell stocks, book tickets and more. And with computers having such an importance, what if we tell you that a pair of chip-related security flaws could allow hackers to steal your
Daniel Craig starrer Spectre is one of the most-anticipated movies this year, and after a long wait the first full-length trailer is out today. One of the biggest spy series in Hollywood is back for the 24th time and you can watch the first trailer here.
The Sony hack has put into jeopardy a lot of exclusive creative content worth a lot of money. Even salaries of celebrities and passwords for digital products were leaked out by hacking group Guardians Of Peace (GOP), the alleged people behind the crime. Now, the latest victim of this Sony hack is the James Bond franchise, whose producers have announced that the early draft of their next film Spectre had been stolen along with the 1,100GB data, and now has been leaked by the hackers.