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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Detection and remediation of Spectre and Meltdown (CVE-2017-5754, CVE-2017-5753, CVE-2017-5715) using Halo

This post was originally published here by alex mandernack. Authors: Alex Mandernack, Security Engineer, CloudPassageSean Nicholson, Security Engineer, CloudPassage As news breaks of yet another critical vulnerability, security personnel are scrambling to find a way to detect and remediate these vulnerabilities as quickly as possible. If you are a CloudPassage Halo customer, finding these vulnerabilities in […]

Apple to offer Spectre Flaw fix to iPhones and Macs through Safari Browser!

Apple Inc has officially announced that it is going to offer a patch to its Safari Web Browser working across all its iPhones, iPads and Macs by next weekend. The fix will be issued to counter the vulnerabilities exposed by chip makers leaving many modern computing devices exposed to hackers. As Google, Microsoft and Mozilla […]

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