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Microsoft's new 'Pluton' security processor gets buy-in from Intel, AMD

by Sean Lyngaas

It's an ambitious project inspired by the infamous Spectre and Meltdown flaws.

Hackable firmware lurks inside Dell, HP and Lenovo computers amid supply chain security efforts

by Sean Lyngaas

"Unsigned" firmware continues to haunt the hardware industry.

Why direct-memory attacks on laptops just won't go away

by Sean Lyngaas

The access to a computer the attack enables — executing code before the computer is even booted up — is insidious.

NetSpectre attack can exploit CPUs to leak information remotely, researchers say

by Zaid Shoorbajee

NetSpectre is an attack that can exploit CPUs to leak information remotely, unlike the original Spectre attack (but it's super slow).

Intel faces 32 class action suits stemming from Spectre and Meltdown

by Zaid Shoorbajee

The company disputes the claims and says it is fighting all the lawsuits "vigorously."