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MIT researchers say memory splitting breakthrough could prevent another Meltdown or Spectre – TechCrunch

MIT researchers say memory splitting breakthrough could prevent another Meltdown or Spectre – TechCrunch Virtually every modern computer processor was thrown under the bus earlier this year when researchers found a fundamental design weakness in Intel, AMD and ARM chips, making it possible to steal sensitive data from the computer’s …

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Intel’s new Whiskey Lake CPUs include fix for Meltdown, Amber Lake does not

Intel’s new Whiskey Lake CPUs include fix for Meltdown, Amber Lake does not Intel launched new CPUs slated for laptops this week: 15-watt “Whiskey Lake” U-series chips and five-watt “Amber Lake” Y-series chips. After the launch, Intel was asked if they include hardware fixes for Meltdown and Spectre. The post …

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A Small Crypto Coin Is Making Big Claims About a Private Proof-of-Stake

A Small Crypto Coin Is Making Big Claims About a Private Proof-of-Stake If any coin is going to fly under the radar, it makes sense for a privacy coin to do so. Spectre (not be confused with a separate project called SPECTRE), created two crypto tokens – the aptly named spectre …

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Intel’s hyperthreading blocked on OpenBSD amid hints of new Spectre-like bugs

Intel’s hyperthreading blocked on OpenBSD amid hints of new Spectre-like bugs Intel CPUs that support hyperthreading will no longer be able to make use of the additional threads on OpenBSD moving forward, as its core developer has disabled the technology to ward off Spectre-like bugs. The post Intel’s hyperthreading blocked …

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How Chrome and other browsers came together to protect you from Spectre

How Chrome and other browsers came together to protect you from Spectre The security teams from major browser developers worked together to protect you from web-based Spectre attacks. For Chrome, Google incorporated a method called site isolation, which isolates the origins of each webpage. The post How Chrome and other …

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