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Meltdown and Spectre: Data theft hardware bugs affect most modern CPUs

In the wake of yesterday’s news and speculation about a serious design flaw in Intel processors, the security researchers involved in discovering the issue and the companies affected have started releasing details about it and about their mitigation efforts. As it turns out, there are two separate attacks that can result in exploitation of different […]

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Vendors Share Patch Updates on Spectre and Meltdown Mitigation Efforts

Intel, Amazon, ARM, Microsoft and others have shared patch updates to keep customers informed on their mitigation efforts to protect against the far reaching Spectre and Meltdown vulnerabilities impacting computers, servers and mobile devices worldwide.    This post was originally published on https://threatpost.com/feed/. https://blacklakesecurity.com/vendors-share-patch-updates-on-spectre-and-meltdown-mitigation-efforts/

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The 5 Motives of Ransomware

When 2017 began, we knew that ransomware  was going to be a major topic. However, who would have foreseen the impact of both WannaCry and NotPetya?  WannaCry hit the world on May 12, infecting more than 230,000 systems in over 150 countries. In the process, it caused havoc in the UK’s National Health Service, using the […]

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36 fake security apps removed from Google Play

Google has recently pulled 36 fake security apps from Google Play, after they’ve been flagged by Trend Micro researchers. Posing as legitimate security solutions, and occasionally misusing the name of well-known AV vendors like Avast, the apps seemed to be doing the job: they showed security notifications and other messages, warned users about malicious apps, […]

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80% of smartphones will have on-device AI capabilities by 2022

Artificial intelligence (AI) features will become a critical product differentiator for smartphone vendors that will help them to acquire new customers while retaining current users, according to Gartner, Inc. As the smartphone market shifts from selling technology products to delivering compelling and personalized experiences, AI solutions running on the smartphone will become an essential part […]

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