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Microsoft Confirms New Windows CPU Attack Vulnerability, Advises All Users To Update Now
“A security vulnerability that affects Windows computers running on 64-bit Intel and AMD processors could give an attacker access to your passwords, private conversations, and any other information within the operating system kernel memory. Users are advised to update Windows in order to mitigate against this new CPU “SWAPGS attack” risk.”
Android Alert: Users Urged To Patch Critical Flaw In Qualcomm Snapdragon Chips, Millions At Risk
“More critical security vulnerabilities are being unveiled at the Black Hat USA 2019 conference which is now in full swing in Las Vegas, Nevada, and this time it’s coming from Tencent’s Blade Team.
The security researchers from the Chinese Internet giant … discovered a series of vulnerabilities codenamed “QualPwn” in recent Qualcomm chips including the Snapdragon 835 and 845 used in most of last year’s premium Android smartphones (Samsung Galaxy S9, Google Pixel 3, OnePlus 6, etc).”
Tortuga Logic Verifies Rambus CryptoManager Root of Trust with Industry-Leading Security Verification Framework, Radix™
“Tortuga Logic, a cybersecurity company specializing in system-level security, today announced that it has independently verified the security of the Rambus CryptoManager Root of Trust with its Radix™ security verification framework. In addition, Tortuga Logic will join Rambus (NASDAQ:RMBS) at their Root of Trust Security Lunch and Learns to demonstrate the best practices in hardware security.”