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Infosec News Feed

An aggregated list of cybersecurity publications
2018-07-26 21:40:00 UTC
Ars Technica
Ars Technica
New Spectre attack enables secrets to be leaked over a network

It's no longer necessary to run attacker code on the victim system.

Tech AMD ARM Intel Meltdown Network Processors Security Side Channel Spectre Speculative Execution
2018-07-12 22:06:00 UTC
Ars Technica
Ars Technica
Microsoft offers extended support for Windows, SQL 2008—but with a catch

An extra three years of patches are being offered to in-cloud users.

Tech Microsoft Security SQL Server SQL Server 2008 Support Updates Windows Server Windows Server 2008 Windows Server 2008 R2
2018-07-10 21:00:00 UTC
Ars Technica
Ars Technica
New Spectre-like attack uses speculative execution to overflow buffers

Research is continuing to find new attack vectors.

Tech AMD ARM Intel Meltdown Processors Security Spectre Speculative Execution
2018-06-25 22:18:00 UTC
Ars Technica
Ars Technica
Hyperthreading under scrutiny with new TLBleed crypto key leak

A new attack prompted OpenBSD's developers to disable hyperthreading by default.

Tech Intel OpenBSD Processors Security
2018-06-05 00:10:00 UTC
Ars Technica
Ars Technica
A host of new security enhancements is coming to iOS and macOS

Coming: FaceTime encryption, protected cam access, and, possibly, USB Restricted Mode.

Biz & IT Apple IOS IPhones MacOS Macs Privacy Security WWDC
2018-05-22 16:24:00 UTC
Ars Technica
Ars Technica
New speculative-execution vulnerability strikes AMD, ARM, and Intel

Fortunately, existing fixes should provide the protection we need.

Tech Meltdown Processors Security Spectre SSB
2018-05-17 18:46:00 UTC
Ars Technica
Ars Technica
As the Web moves toward HTTPS by default, Chrome will remove “secure” indicator

The browser is changing to flag the things that are dangerous, not the ones that are safe.

Tech Browsers Chrome HTTP HTTPS Security Web
2018-04-18 15:12:00 UTC
Ars Technica
Ars Technica
Microsoft claims to make Chrome safer with new extension

A purported Edge advantage is now available in Chrome.

Tech Browsers Chrome Microsoft Security Windows
2018-04-17 03:00:00 UTC
Ars Technica
Ars Technica
Intel, Microsoft to use GPU to scan memory for malware

The company is also using its processors’ performance monitoring to detect malicious code.

Tech Intel Malware Microsoft Security
2018-04-11 16:32:00 UTC
Ars Technica
Ars Technica
AMD systems gain Spectre protection with latest Windows fixes

Systems will still need updated firmware to get the latest microcode, however.

Tech AMD Meltdown Microcode Patches Processors Security Spectre Updates Windows