Intel ZombieLoad vulnerability might expose sensitive data like passwords to hackers

Intel has made an official announcement that all those processors manufactured by the company after 2011 are now vulnerable to ZombieLoad flaw which can expose sensitive data like passwords to hackers- similar to the ones seen in Meltdown and Spectre Vulnerabilities. As per the security analysts, ZombieLoad flaw is critical and operates by exploiting design […]

DHS issues security alert against US Mobile Carriers

The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has issued a warning that the phones sold by popular US telecom carriers are deeply flawed and could unknowingly expose sensitive data to hackers. This includes those running Android and a few iOS devices- which strictly indicate that those from the Apple iPhone series are also flawed. A research […]

Samsung Galaxy S7 mobile phones are vulnerable to Cyber Attacks

Researchers from Austria based Graz Technical University have come to a conclusion that hackers can anytime exploit the meltdown vulnerability on Samsung Galaxy S7 mobile phones and put millions of the said device users into jeopardy. A team of researchers from the University disclosed their findings on Wednesday at the Black Hat Security conference held […]

Top 5 Security events of 2018

The first half of 2018 was hit with some notable security events just days into the new year. And, unfortunately, these vulnerabilities are just getting started and are expected to get stronger and pose an even bigger threat. Here are the top five threats that we’ve seen in the first half of 2018: 1.       Meltdown […]

Super Spectre vulnerability triggers another Computer Security Scare

Intel’s former cybersecurity researcher Yuriy Bulygin has made it public that the famous Spectre exploit could be further exploited to gain access to all the sensitive info stored on the machine. The newly discovered cyber attack variant exploiting Spectre flaw on a further note was discovered in April this year and Intel has been informed […]

Intel and Microsoft set to sniff out malware from memory

Intel has announced an innovation in association with Microsoft which is said to detect malware at the memory level. Perhaps this is to reincarnate a positive image in the processor market which was otherwise tarnished by the Spectre and Meltdown flaws in January this year. Therefore, all the future chip designs offered by Intel will […]

AMD confirms that its chips have vulnerabilities

Advanced Micro Devices, known as AMD, in short, has confirmed that its chips do have security vulnerabilities. But at the same time, the processor making giant said that the flaws were exaggerated by the media for reasons best known to them. Currently, there are 13 potential exploits that will be fixed within few weeks through […]

Google offers Retpoline fix to Intel Spectre Processor flaw!

Web Search Giant Google has announced to the world yesterday that it has developed a fix for the second variant of Spectre flaw found in Intel Processors. The internet juggernaut further claims that its fix will never affect the performance of the silicon chips when implemented. In December last year, Intel and its technology partners […]

Cloud Companies looking to Intel rivals due to Meltdown and Spectre!

Intel is soon going to land into the bad books of cloud companies. Because Meltdown and Spectre processor flaws have started to show their effect on the business, as some of its data center customers are looking to part ways by using microchips manufactured by its rivals. As customers grow or the technology gets refreshed, […]

Mobile industry is not concerned about Spectre and Meltdown Vulnerabilities!

Qualcomm’s recently appointed President Christino R Amon said that Spectre and Meltdown flaws reported last week may show the least impact on the mobile industry. The reason, the security updates released so far have managed to mitigate and resolve most of the issues. Although, there were rumors that the said vulnerabilities will affect most modern […]

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