Reports are coming in that a GPU Miner Trojan is being installed along with the popular Andy Android emulator and its users are rightfully concerned. This miner reportedly will use the graphics processing unit, or GPU, on the computer's graphic's card in order to mine cryptocurrency.
A team of academics from the Vrije University in Amsterdam has developed a new hacking technique that uses embedded graphics processing units (GPUs) and support for WebGL to carry out a Rowhammer attack.
Intel announced yesterday at the RSA 2018 security conference several new security-focused technologies, among which is a feature that will let security products offload virus scanning operations to integrated graphics processors embedded with some Intel CPUs.
At the end of this month, Nvidia will no longer be offering graphic card driver updates for 32-bit operating systems. While this is not surprising considering that all current operating systems have been distributed as 64-bit for quite some time, there are still users who are using older 32-bit versions of Windows and Linux.
NVIDIA announced yesterday the end of driver support for all 32-bit operating systems and for any GPU architecture. The company says that version 390 of its GPU video driver will be the last to support 32-bit platforms.