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Intel Tells Partners, Customers To Stop Issuing Spectre Patches, Citing 'Unpredictable System Behavior'...
After acknowledging that its Spectre patches are causing reboot issues in older and newer chips, Intel issued a statement on Monday telling partners to stop issuing the patches.
By viper1 on 2018-01-23 00:03 UTC
Linus Torvalds Is Not Happy About Intel's Meltdown and Spectre Mess...
Famed Linux developer Linus Torvalds has some pretty harsh words for Intel on the fiasco over Meltdown and Spectre, the massive security flaws in modern processors that predominantly affect Intel products.
By viper1 on 2018-01-22 23:53 UTC
Best gaming laptops 2018: the 10 top gaming laptops we've reviewed...
The best gaming laptops you can buy, always up to date with the latest hardware configurations.
By viper1 on 2018-01-22 23:48 UTC
Meltdown/Spectre week three: world still knee-deep in something nasty...
And years away from safety It's now almost three weeks since The Register revealed the chip design flaws that Google later confirmed and the world still awaits certainty about what the mistakes mean and what it will take to fix them....
By aphrodite on 2018-01-22 06:19 UTC
Red Hat Will Revert Spectre Patches After Receiving Reports of Boot Issues...
Red Hat is releasing updates that are reverting previous patches for the Spectre vulnerability (Variant 2, aka CVE-2017-5715) after customers complained that some systems were failing to boot. [...]
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-01-20 17:13 UTC
Hackers are using recent Microsoft Office vulnerabilities to distribute malware...
Malware can steal passwords, bitcoin wallets, software keys, carry out DDoS attacks and more - and a campaign distributing it is targeting telecommunications, insurance and financial services
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-01-19 17:08 UTC
Spectre CPU patches can cause unwanted reboots, Intel warns...
The firmware patches designed to protect Intel processors against nasty Spectre CPU exploits have a big downside: They're forcing more frequent reboots on some systems, including PCs that released in 2017. On January 11, Intel said that the firmware p
By viper1 on 2018-01-18 15:52 UTC
New botnet infects cryptocurrency mining computers, replaces wallet address...
Attacker has generated about $2,000 in digital coin so far in a scam that remains active.
By viper1 on 2018-01-17 22:24 UTC
Mozilla Firefox 58.0 Web Browser Launches Next Week with Another Speed Boost...
Mozilla announced today that it will release the Firefox 58.0 web browser next week, after a one week delay, with yet another speed boost by introducing a new streaming and tiering compiler.On January 23, Mozilla plans to release the final version of the
By viper1 on 2018-01-17 22:24 UTC
Firefox: Windows 7 way more popular than Windows 10...
Depending on which analyst firm you believe, Windows 10 will either finally overtake Windows 7 this month, or it won't. Either way, the newest OS is narrowing the gap. However, according to the Firefox Hardware Report, a public weekly survey of the ha
By ceres on 2018-01-16 20:45 UTC
Facebook's efforts to stop fake news are actually making it easier to spread fake news...
Facebook is trying to fix its "fake news" problem that gained prominence after the 2016 US presidential election. But it's far from actually winning the battle, as the fake news phenome...
By ceres on 2018-01-16 20:43 UTC
Crypto crooks compromise server to pilfer $400,000 worth of Stellar Lumen...
The hack attack illuminates the risky nature of virtual currency
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-01-16 16:02 UTC
Meltdown and Spectre Patches Have Caused Serious Performance Issues...
Two of the worst vulnerabilities in years are slowly being fixedbut at a cost to consumers and companies alike.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-01-12 18:38 UTC
What Role Can Blockchain Play When Hunting For A New Job? - Soapbox...
Can blockchain also help with recruiting? This article will help identify what parts of current recruiting processes are slow and opaque.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-01-11 11:50 UTC
WTF is The Blockchain? - Soapbox...
The ultimate 3500-word guide in plain English to understand Blockchain.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-01-11 11:49 UTC
Key Advantages Of MPLS VPN Over Point-To-Point Leased Lines...
Interested in seeing how Wide Area Network Connectivity-MPLS VPN network and point-to-point leased lines work? Read more here!
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-01-11 11:47 UTC
9 Benefits Of Opting For Cloud Computing Services - Soapbox...
Considering cloud computing for your business? Here are 9 of the benefits that you can get when opting for a cloud computing service.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-01-11 11:46 UTC
Intel Releases Processor Microcode Patch for Linux OSes, Here's How to Update...
Intel has released an updated microcode patch for Linux-based operating systems to address the Meltdown and Spectre security vulnerabilities.By now, everyone heard about Meltdown and Spectre, two severe hardware bugs that affect billions of devices, putti
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-01-11 00:05 UTC
Nvidia confirms its GPUs are 'immune' to Meltdown bug...
On Tuesday, Nvidia issued a security bulletin regarding updates it made to its driver software to address the Meltdown CPU vulnerability thats had tech companies running scared for the last
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-01-11 00:03 UTC
Microsoft says older Windows versions will face greatest performance hits after Meltdown, Spectre patches...
Windows 7 and Windows 8 users will notice the greatest decrease in system performance after the processor patches are applied.
By kynast on 2018-01-09 20:27 UTC
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