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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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What do Meltdown, Spectre, and RyzenFall Mean for the Future of Cybersecurity? – TechCrunch

What do Meltdown, Spectre, and RyzenFall Mean for the Future of Cybersecurity? – TechCrunch Andrew Lohn is an engineer at the nonprofit, nonpartisan RAND Corporation. The security community is still reeling from the discoveries of the Meltdown and Spectre computer vulnerabilities and now it seems that a rash of new …

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