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Old 04. Apr 2018, 12:57 PM   #91 (permalink)
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Intel Admits It Won't Be Possible to Fix Spectre (V2) Flaw in Some Processors:
https://thehackernews.com/2018/04/in...erability.html
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Old 04. Apr 2018, 04:08 PM   #92 (permalink)
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https://www.theregister.co.uk/2018/0...wn_patch_saga/
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Old 03. May 2018, 08:50 AM   #93 (permalink)
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"... A total of eight new vulnerabilities in Intel CPUs have been reported to several researcher teams to the manufacturer, which are currently still kept secret. All eight are essentially due to the same design problem that the "Meltdown and Specter for Dummies" section details - they are, so to speak, Specter Next Generation...":
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Old 03. May 2018, 11:17 AM   #94 (permalink)
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Sometimes I get this weird feeling tech companies are desperately asking to be regulated...
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Old 03. May 2018, 01:00 PM   #95 (permalink)
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And how, exactly , is that going to help??
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Old 04. May 2018, 08:31 PM   #96 (permalink)
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And how, exactly , is that going to help??
Well, depending on how the regulations are set up, it could help move more focus on making their systems secure instead of making things leaner and faster, as quickly as possible.
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Old 07. May 2018, 09:58 PM   #97 (permalink)
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"... After c't exclusively documented the existence of several vulnerabilities in Intel's processors under the name Specter Next Generation last week, the first Specter NG patch was originally scheduled to be released on May 7th. However, Intel seems to be having problems getting the required updates ready in time, and therefore postponing the publication co-ordinated with the discoverers - once for 14 days, if possible even longer ...":
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Old 22. May 2018, 09:56 AM   #98 (permalink)
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"... Security researchers from Microsoft and Google have discovered a fourth variant of the data-leaking Meltdown-Spectre security flaws impacting modern CPUs in millions of computers, including those marketed by Apple ...":
https://thehackernews.com/2018/05/fo...-cpu-flaw.html
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Old 28. Feb 2019, 09:18 AM   #99 (permalink)
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"... However, researchers at Google have concluded that Spectre-type vulnerabilities are most likely to sustain as a feature in processors. Therefore, software-based techniques alone are inadequate to overcome them and opting for software defenses will impose a high-performance cost...":
https://fossbytes.com/google-conclud...tre-type-bugs/
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Old 28. Feb 2019, 03:26 PM   #100 (permalink)
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Should not come as a surprise for those in the know of T.A.L.P.I.O.T. project .
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rYE9UgmVrfU&t=1534s
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