February 15, 2018
Intel's bug bounty program expanded its scope and rewards for bugs across all Intel products, and the company added a new program for side-channel flaws like Meltdown and Spectre.
February 14, 2018
Microsoft says Meltdown and Spectre vulnerabilities are now being tracked by Windows Analytics, which shows users the update status for CPU microcode and OS patches.
January 23, 2018
Intel claims it has determined why the Spectre and Meltdown patches caused issues on some chips. The vendor is working on a fix and suggests users don't patch for now.
January 12, 2018
Customers reported the firmware Intel Meltdown patch caused reboot issues on Broadwell and Haswell chipsets, leading to a patch review by Intel.
January 10, 2018
Western Digital released a firmware update last year to address critical backdoor security vulnerabilities in its My Cloud NAS products but the company this week acknowledged more security issues ...
September 29, 2017
Google's Project Zero released a proof-of-concept iOS exploit similar to the Broadpwn Wi-Fi flaw that could allow an attacker to run code or implant a backdoor.
August 21, 2017
Experts and Apple say despite the leak of the iPhone Secure Enclave Processor encryption key that can be used to decrypt firmware code, user data and biometric information are still safe.
July 26, 2017
Long a conference that has thrived on technical sophistication and nuanced attacks, Black Hat USA 2017 in Las Vegas also found room for softer themes.
June 22, 2017
The latest threat to server security could be the firmware. That's the emphasis of at least one server-maker, hoping to help users thwart new attacks -- and spark server demand.
June 16, 2017
The latest WikiLeaks release on CIA hacking tools includes the CherryBlossom project, which highlights router security issues, including a lack of firmware signing validation.