Tagged: AMD

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SWAPGS: Meltdown may be over, Spectre looms

Meltdown and Spectre are, without doubt, the worst vulnerabilities discovered in the last decade, thanks to a joint effort between software vendors, fixes were rolled out before things could become catastrophic. While everything seems to have...

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ZombieLand is Intel’s latest nightmare, is there an end to it?

After the Intel ME, “minix”, issue the discovery of Meltdown an Spectre and the subsequent discovery of Speculative Store Bypass there really seems no end to it. Wait, there’s a new one: meet ZombieLand, yet another...

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How to install ESXi nested inside ProxMox VE

So, one of the tasks I had to complete this past week was: Install an ESXi hypervisor in a virtual machine, on top of a Proxmox VE 4 infrastructure. This post documents the process (since I...

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Linux 4.2 will enable you to update your firmware

After the jump from 3.19 to 4.0 this year, after the not-so-exciting 4.1 version that introduced EXT4 encryption thanks to Google, the penguin is approaching version 4.2. With that said, this release might be closer than...

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Microsoft might be thinking of buying AMD

According to a rumor, Microsoft might be interested in buying AMD. Lately the software giant has been acquiring a few hardware companies, will AMD be next? And what will that lead to?