• What To Do About The Nasty New Intel Chip Flaw

    An entire class of vulnerabilities in Intel chips allows attackers to steal data directly from the processor, according to new reports from a group of cybersecurity researchers from around the world. Intel, Apple, Google and Microsoft among other tech giants have released patches to address the flaws.

  • The Xbox 360’s CPU Had A Meltdown-Like Bug Too

    Ah, processor bugs! Spectre and Meltdown are a big deal, affecting a wide range of hardware and software configurations. So all of us, basically. What’s interesting is that this isn’t the first time speculative execution has popped up as a problem — back in 2005, the PowerPC chip in the Xbox 360 had a similar…