Chipmageddon: New security vulnerability in modern CPUs could enable the mother of all data breaches

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As users continue to demand faster performance from computers, chip designers have baked in a serious design flaw that exposes a computer’s internal memory to hackers via two major security exploits, code named Meltdown and Spectre. These exploits allow an … Continued

The age of ransomware: mitigating the next cyber heartbreak after WannaCry

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A cyber catastrophe has occurred. A little before noon on Friday, 12 May 2017, a highly virulent strain of the ransomware WannaCry (known as WannaCrypt) began to spread through Windows systems worldwide, crippling the NHS healthcare system, Russian government ministries … Continued