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September 08, 2017
News roundup: Researchers used the new BootStomp tool to uncover six vulnerabilities in Android bootloaders. Plus, a new wave of AWS S3 bucket data leaks strikes and more.
October 14, 2016
The Pork Explosion flaw in the app bootloader provided by Foxconn creates an Android backdoor which could give an attacker dangerous levels of access.
November 13, 2013
Facebook revealed that Open Compute will likely accept contributions from Broadcom, Intel, Mellanox and Cumulus into its bare-metal switch project.
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