Tag: Spectre

microcode updates

Security Update – Intel released Spectre patches for Kaby Lake, Coffee Lake, Skylake Platforms

Intel released microcode updates to address Spectre vulnerability(CVE-2017-5715) for many of its chipsets including the recently announced Intel® Xeon® Scalable and Intel® Xeon® D...
Smoke Loader

Beware of Fake Spectre and Meltdown Patches Pushing Malware – Smoke Loader

Crooks trying to take advantage of the infamous bug Meltdown and Spectre which affects almost all the modern processors and pushes Smoke Loader malware...

Nearly Every CPU’s Since 1995 are Vulnerable to “Meltdown” and “Spectre” Attacks

A critical vulnerability published by Google which affects almost all the processors since 1995, the vulnerability resides in "speculative execution" a technique used by...


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