Intel Corp. and Microsoft on Monday disclosed two additional speculative execution side-channel attack methods, potentially affecting the security of most processors in computers of all types.
Microsoft on Tuesday described the Surface Hub 2, its next video-conferencing and whiteboarding big-screen touch device for meeting rooms.
The new technology from Intel comes as hardware-based security and modern CPU threats like Meltdown and Spectre increasingly make headlines.
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Network printing doesn't have to be a free-for-all, where anyone with a connection can access any printer on a given network. Microsoft provides a few basic controls to secure and manage access.
We can say it now: From its hardware quality to its ecosystem of third-party apps, Microsoft's answer to Apple's MacBook Pro has been a pleasant surprise.
AMD has released microcode updates to its original equipment manufacturing partners to address Spectre variant 2 attack methods for Windows 10 systems.
Microsoft this week offered some practical advice on how to set up its hybrid cloud printing capability.
Intel this week indicated that it isn't planning to release microcode updates for some of its processors to prevent Spectre attack methods.
AMD indicated on Wednesday that it is working on firmware updates to address processor security issues publicized last week by CTS Labs.
Microsoft this week announced a bug bounty program to solicit security-researcher contributions about "speculative execution" side-channel CPU vulnerabilities.
Microsoft on Wednesday announced an expansion of its datacenter regions for delivering Microsoft Azure and Office 365 services.
Microsoft announced on Tuesday that it removed an anti-virus compatibility check for some Windows 10 version 1709 devices, and it expanded some Spectre microcode approvals.
Microsoft's digital inking device has finally outgrown its awkward start to become a truly effortless productivity tool.
With his advocacy of everything from Bluetooth to quantum computers, CEO Satya Nadella doesn't seem as eager to abandon his predecessor's hardware focus as he once was.
Intel has released an updated "Microcode Revision Guidance" document that includes more detailed information about the state of its firmware patches to address potential Meltdown and Spectre attack scenarios.
Windows 10 PCs powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon Mobile PC processors, which are known as "Always Connected PCs," are seeing some progress.
Where the Surface Pro fell short, the newer Surface Book 2 more than makes up for it.
Intel offered a few words about its progress in releasing microcode updates to address Meltdown and Spectre attack methods.
Microsoft on Friday published a software update and guidance on how to block Intel's flawed firmware updates for potential Spectre variant 2 attacks.
Intel Corp. reported on Monday that it has discovered the cause of reboot issues that affected its Broadwell and Haswell processors after patches were applied designed to fix potential side-channel "speculative execution" exploits.