Tagged: CPU

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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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BIOS and UEFI explained, all you need to know about

BIOS and UEFI are two of a kind, but completely different from each other. They serve one major purpose: booting the machine and they do it in different ways and with different options. Without them, all...

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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...