Researchers at the Graz University of Technology reveals a new attack called NetSpectre. Unlike the internet-based Spectre attack that requires code running locally on the target PC, this version doesn't need to run local code.
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A new bug in Intel CPUs dating back to 2011 has been discovered. Similar to Spectre and Meltdown, it takes advantage of an inherent flaw in the chip's design to steal user data from running processes.
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McAfee Labs reports that the latest Patch Tuesday update issued by Microsoft fixes a problem with Cortana that allowed anyone to read sensitive information at the Windows 10 lock screen and bypass the screen altogether.
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The latest Patch Tuesday update for Windows 10 addresses an Internet Explorer vulnerability dubbed as "Double Kill." Discovered by the Qihoo 360 Core Security team, it allows hackers to take complete control of a victim's PC.
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If you have a Nintendo Switch gaming console, listen up. It would appear that a new "exploit chain" for Nvidia Tegra X1-based systems outlines an unpatchable process to run random code on all Nintendo Switches.
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If Intel didn't have enough to worry about, researchers discovered another vulnerability in the way processors predict ahead to speed up tasks. It's similar to Spectre Variant 2, only it uses another point in prediction.
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Blizzard is working on a full-fledged patch to address an issue with its Update Agent that could fall prey to a remote DNS rebinding attack. The company has a temporary fix in place, and should roll out a full patch soon.
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