The Intel Microcode Boot Loader creates a bootable USB flash drive that automatically applies the latest Intel microcodes to your identified CPU so that you are protected from the speculative execution side-channel attacks called Spectre.
Researchers have found flaws that can be exploited to bypass hardware decryption without a password in well known and popular SSD drives.
A new side-channel vulnerability has been discovered called PortSmash that uses a timing attack that to steal information from other processes running on the same SMT/hyper-threading enabled CPU core. Utilizing this attack, researchers were able to steal the private decryption key from an OpenSSL thread running in the same core.
Sellers have been modifying lower end NVIDIA graphics cards and selling them as more powerful cards online. In a recent version of the GPU-Z graphics card information utility, TechPowerUp has added the ability to now detect these fake NVIDIA cards.
Windows JET Database Engine continues to be vulnerable to remote code execution bug after Microsoft released a patch in the October security updates rollout.
Intel has announced that they are live streaming their 2018 Desktop Launch Tomorrow at 10am EST via the Intel Newsroom. The details are vague other than that they are announcing the "latest PC performance developments from Intel."
Microsoft today unveiled the Surface Pro 6, Surface Laptop 2 and Surface Studio. The new Surface devices come with rather subtle changes in terms of looks and features.
Today is a special day for all Apple fans out there as the tech giant has unveiled the new iPhones and smartwatch, along with the watchOS 5 and tvOS 12 operating systems. Apple just launched the new Apple Watch Series 4, the iPhone XS, iPhone XS Max, and the more affordable iPhone XR.
Some PC owners may need to apply motherboard firmware updates in the near future to address two attacks on TPM chips detailed earlier this month by four researchers from the National Security Research Institute of South Korea.
Academics and private sector researchers have revealed details today about three new vulnerabilities affecting Intel CPUs.
At the DEF CON 26 security conference held in Las Vegas last week, a security researcher detailed a backdoor mechanism in x86-based VIA C3 processors, a CPU family produced and sold between 2001 and 2003 by Taiwan-based VIA Technologies Inc.
Last year Microsoft launched a new version of its flagship notebook Windows 10 computer, the Surface Book 2. After almost one year, the company has discounted the Surface Book by up to $300.
Scientists have published a paper today detailing a new Spectre-class CPU attack that can be carried out via network connections and does not require the attacker to host code on a targeted machine.
The European Commission has levied fines against four consumer electronics manufacturers —Asus, Denon & Marantz, Philips, and Pioneer— for fixing online resale prices.
Academics from the University of California, Riverside (UCR) have published details last week about a new Spectre-class attack that they call SpectreRSB.
Academics from multiple universities have announced fixes for two severe security flaws known as Spectre and Rowhammer.