Warning: Microsoft’s Meltdown and Spectre patch is bricking some AMD PCs

Full Article : BetaNews – https://betanews.com/2018/01/08/microsoft-meltdown-spectre-patch-bricks-amd-pcs/ As if the Meltdown and Spectre bug affecting millions of processors was not bad enough, the patches designed to mitigate the problems are introducing issues of their own. Perhaps … Read more

Google answers your questions about Meltdown and Spectre vulnerabilities

Full Article : BetaNews – https://betanews.com/2018/01/06/google-answers-spectre-meltdown-questions/ The revelations about the Spectre and Meltdown vulnerabilities affecting millions of processors around the world has raised a huge number of questions for many people. While businesses and large … Read more

Microsoft releases PowerShell script to check if your PC is vulnerable to Meltdown and Spectre

Full Article : BetaNews – https://betanews.com/2018/01/05/microsoft-powershell-meltdown-spectre-script/ In the wake of the Meltdown and Spectre chip bug revelations, people around the world are wondering whether or not they are affected. Bearing in mind the number of … Read more

KPTI — the new kernel feature to mitigate “meltdown”

KPTI — the new kernel feature to mitigate “meltdown”

Full Article : Fedora Magazine – https://fedoramagazine.org/kpti-new-kernel-feature-mitigate-meltdown/ A new set of vulnerabilities were disclosed recently. As part of mitigating “meltdown”, the kernel introduced a new feature called Kernel Page Table Isolation (KPTI). This was a … Read more

Microsoft’s emergency Windows Meltdown patch may be incompatible with your PC

Full Article : BetaNews – https://betanews.com/2018/01/04/microsofts-emergency-windows-meltdown-patch-may-be-incompatible-with-your-pc/ As you’ll have read, two massive security bugs affecting millions of Intel, AMD and ARM processors have been uncovered. Codenamed Meltdown and Spectre, these are serious vulnerabilities, but the … Read more

Meltdown and Spectre vulnerabilities bring the computing apocalypse, and yes, you are screwed

Full Article : BetaNews – https://betanews.com/2018/01/03/meltdown-spectre-apocalypse/ Earlier today, we reported on some shocking news — there is a serious vulnerability that affects Intel processors. To make matters worse, patching that vulnerability — now known as … Read more