# Tagged: Intel

## 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...

## ZombieLoad 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 ZombieLoad, yet another...

## Linux 5.0 coming in March, guess what? It’s meaningless

Linux is the pulsating core of the Open Source: an Open Source Kernel. You hear nerds speaking about it, wonder about magical Command Line Wizards, but seldom stop to look at the world’s most famous Kernel...

## Fedora 29 new features: Startis now officially in Fedora

Fedora 29 is the newest release of 2018 of the popular power user distribution: Fedora. Fedora is the base for Red Hat Enterprise Linux and it is favored among developers. Let’s discover what will change in...

## New Bluetooth vulnerability lets hackers monitor traffic between devices

The new Bluetooth vulnerability discovered in July 2018 doesn’t have a fancy name like BlueBorne but that doesn’t make it less harmful.

## Speculative Store Bypass: spectre for browsers, the nightmare isn’t over yet

Earlier in January 2018 two huge vulnerabilities dubbed “Meltdown” and “Spectre” were discovered in Intel processors up to two decades old. The hardware vulnerabilities were so impacting that the patches rolled out to fix them would...

## OpenStack Queens: OS turns 17, HPC, containers and Edge

OpenStack is now seventeen years old. OpenStack Queens is the seventeenth release of OpenStack, released on 28th February 2018. With machine-learning, containers and edge computing in mind, this release aims to recover from the bad period...

## Think Intel ME was big? Meet Intel’s new flaws: Meltdown and Spectre

It isn’t often that a company as big as Intel is plagued with two different scandals in such a short time. In 2017 the chip giant received a devastating blow when researches found Intel ME contained...

## MINIX: the OTHER operating system in your Intel computer

There’s a lot of stuff in computers these days, hardware, software, programs, apps and more. But the thing you might not be aware of is the other operating system running inside your computer. No, I’m not...