A week in security (March 12 – March 18)

Credit to Author: Malwarebytes Labs| Date: Mon, 19 Mar 2018 16:53:29 +0000

A roundup of notable security news from March 12 to 18, including data theft, mobile malware, compromised clients, and more.

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Fake Spectre and Meltdown patch pushes Smoke Loader malware

Credit to Author: Jérôme Segura| Date: Fri, 12 Jan 2018 20:50:29 +0000

German users are being targeted with a rogue patch for the recently announced Meltdown and Spectre flaws.

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Meltdown and Spectre fallout: patching problems persist

Credit to Author: Jérôme Boursier| Date: Thu, 11 Jan 2018 14:00:00 +0000

In the days since Meltdown and Spectre have been made public, we’ve tracked which elements of the design flaw, known as speculative execution, are vulnerable and how different vendors are handling the patching process.

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Meltdown and Spectre: Quick Heal compatibility update

Credit to Author: Rajib Singha| Date: Tue, 09 Jan 2018 12:15:27 +0000

This is an important advisory for our readers about the recently discovered CPU exploits called Meltdown and Spectre. Product Compatibility: Microsoft had requested security ISVs (Independent Software Vendors) to perform testing with the January 3 update in order to ensure their products are compatible with the Microsoft update. Based on the…

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Scary Chip Flaws Raise Spectre of Meltdown

Credit to Author: BrianKrebs| Date: Fri, 05 Jan 2018 20:38:15 +0000

Apple, Google, Microsoft and other tech giants have released updates for a pair of serious security flaws present in most modern computers, smartphones, tablets and mobile devices. Here’s a brief rundown on the threat and what you can do to protect your devices.

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Meltdown and Spectre: what you need to know

Credit to Author: Malwarebytes Labs| Date: Thu, 04 Jan 2018 15:53:24 +0000

2018 gets off to a rough start as manufacturers and software vendors tackle a series of severe bugs called Meltdown and Spectre that affect all modern computers.

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