AMD targeted by RansomHouse, cybercrims claim to have ‘450Gb’ in stolen data

If claims hold true, AMD has been targeted by the extortion group RansomHouse, which says it is sitting on a trove of data stolen from the processor designer following an alleged security breach earlier this year. RansomHouse says it obtained Read More …

A new vulnerability in Intel and AMD CPUs lets hackers steal encryption keys

Microprocessors from Intel, AMD, and other companies contain a newly discovered weakness that remote attackers can exploit to obtain cryptographic keys and other secret data traveling through the hardware, researchers said on Tuesday. Hardware manufacturers have long known that hackers Read More …

Vulnerability Spotlight: Multiple memory corruption vulnerabilities in NVIDIA GPU driver

Cisco Talos recently discovered four vulnerabilities in the NVIDIA D3D10 driver for graphics cards that could allow an attacker to corrupt memory and write arbitrary memory on the card. NVIDIA graphics drivers are software for NVIDIA Graphics GPU cards that Read More …

Android security: Flaw in an audio codec left two-thirds of smartphones at risk of snooping, say researchers

Millions of Android devices were vulnerable to a remote code execution attack due to flaws in an audio codec that Apple open-sourced years ago but which hasn’t been patched since. Researchers at Check Point discovered a bug in Apple Lossless Read More …

UEFI firmware vulnerabilities affect at least 25 computer vendors

Researchers from firmware protection company Binarly have discovered critical vulnerabilities in the UEFI firmware from InsydeH2O used by multiple computer vendors such as Fujitsu, Intel, AMD, Lenovo, Dell, ASUS, HP, Siemens, Microsoft, and Acer. UEFI (Unified Extensible Firmware Interface) software Read More …