Chrome version 67 Add on Site Isolation as standard for protection against Spectre

Chrome version 67 Add on Site Isolation as standard for protection against Spectre

Ever since the Intel processor vulnerabilities got exposed, Google has been working hard to to protect the Chrome browser against security vulnerabilities. The company now achieved a final solution, by implementing a function called Site Isolation. — Google — Speculative execution side-channel attacks like Spectre are a newly discovered security risk for web browsers....

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Adding Insult to Injury: Fake Spectre, Meltdown Patch Pushes Malware to Users

A Malwarebytes report calls attention to the latest occurrence in the inevitable trend that that ensues a particular security vulnerability being given coverage by the media. As users’ attention to the vulnerability is heightened, so is their search for a solution, for a way to reduce the risk of exposition....

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InSpectre Tool Determines Whether Your PC is Vulnerable to Meltdown and Spectre

During the whole Meltdown and Spectre turmoil, Microsoft released a PowerShell script that lets users assess their system to determine whether it’s properly protected against the two CPU exploits. To say that Microsoft’s method is non-intuitive is an understatement though. Their procedure involves punching in several lines of commands into...

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