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Millions of Devices With Intel CPUs Exposed to SWAPGS Attack

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Sep13
Researchers have discovered yet another speculative execution vulnerability that can allow attackers to steal potentially sensitive information from devices with Intel processors. The flaw, identified by researchers at Bitdefender, is similar to Spectre Variant 1, which researchers disclosed in January 2018. However, unlike in the case of the original Spectre, for

Millions of Devices With Intel CPUs Exposed to SWAPGS Attack

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Sep13
Researchers have discovered yet another speculative execution vulnerability that can allow attackers to steal potentially sensitive information from devices with Intel processors. The flaw, identified by researchers at Bitdefender, is similar to Spectre Variant 1, which researchers disclosed in January 2018. However, unlike in the case of the original Spectre, for

Cloud Providers Improving Security, But Users Need to Up Their Game

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Aug07
A new report from the Cloud Security Alliance (CSA) on the top threats to cloud computing suggests that service providers are improving their security. Many of today’s threats now stem from organizational management decisions and implementation/configuration weaknesses. The report suggests that “traditional security issues under the responsibility of the CSP seem

Baldr Malware: A Short-Lived Star or Info Stealer That Will Return?

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Aug07
The Baldr malware is a bit of an enigma. Appearing first in late 2018, researchers at Sophos have tracked it through four rapid revisions until suddenly, on May 31, 2019, the distributor (overdot) declared that further development and support had ceased. Users had been expecting the developer — thought to

Millions of Devices With Intel CPUs Exposed to SWAPGS Attack

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Aug07
Researchers have discovered yet another speculative execution vulnerability that can allow attackers to steal potentially sensitive information from devices with Intel processors. The flaw, identified by researchers at Bitdefender, is similar to Spectre Variant 1, which researchers disclosed in January 2018. However, unlike in the case of the original Spectre, for