Spectre and Meltdown vulnerabilities are one of the most significant known hardware vulnerabilities that affect the modern computer processors. Meltdown and Spectre vulnerabilities were exploited through malicious programs to retrieve secrets stored in the memory of other running programs, sensitive information like passwords.   Both ‘Meltdown’ and ‘Spectre’ make use of a feature in the processor […]

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Image Source: www.digitaltrends.com Apple released security updates this week, which affects macOS High Sierra, OS X El Capitan, iPhone, iPad, iPod, Apple TV and all Apple Watch models. These security updates addresses total of 17 vulnerabilities (CVE’s), Out of these 17 vulnerabilities 10 lead to arbitrary code execution. Along with security updates tech giant also […]

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Two new critical vulnerabilities have been discovered affecting every processor since 1995, which allow malicious programs to steal information from other programs memory. These vulnerabilities are named as Meltdown (CVE-2017-5754) and Spectre (CVE-2017-5753 and CVE-2017-5715). Meltdown and Spectre vulnerabilities affect all processors since 1995 including AMD, ARM, and Intel. These vulnerabilities allow an attacker to access […]

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