“Speculative Store Bypass” Vulnerability Mitigations for AMD Platforms

22-05-2018 by
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Microsoft and Google Project Zero researchers have identified a new category of speculative execution side-channel vulnerability they called “Speculative Store Bypass” or SSB.

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AMD, Spectre, SSB

MSI Adds Security Updates on AM4 Motherboards

21-05-2018 by
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MSI releases security updates for its AM4 motherboards regarding mitigations for Google Project Zero (GPZ) Variant 2 (Spectre) for Microsoft Windows users.

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MSI, AMD, Spectre, Ryzen

Windows Rolls Out Microcode Update For Intel CPUs Addressing Spectre v2 Vulnerability

25-04-2018 by
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The update, KB4091666, is intended for Intel systems dating back to Haswell, and targets the Spectre Variant 2 vulnerability specifically.

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Intel, Microsoft, Windows, CPU, Spectre, security

AMD Releases Microcode Update Mitigating Spectre Vulnerabilities

10-04-2018 by
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Latest round of updates specifically address the Google Project Zero Variant 2 (Spectre) vulnerabilities for Microsoft environments.

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AMD, Spectre, Microsoft

Intel Releases Revised Spectre Microcode Updates For 6th, 7th & 8th Gen CPUs

21-02-2018 by
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Microcode updates are intended to address Spectre vulnerabilities without causing the reboot issues that plagued previous releases.

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Intel, Skylake, Kaby Lake, Coffee Lake, Spectre, Meltdown

Intel Releases Revised Spectre Patch For Skylake CPUs

08-02-2018 by
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More platforms to receive updates in the coming days as Intel fixes initial patches which caused erroneous reboots.

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Intel, Spectre, Skylake

Intel Pledge In-Silicon Fixes To Meltdown & Spectre Before Years End

26-01-2018 by
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During this quarter's earnings call Intel stated that chip designs addressing the infamous vulnerabilities will begin shipping in Q4 2018.

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Intel, meltdown, spectre

Meltdown & Spectre Prompt Lawsuits Against Intel & AMD

17-01-2018 by
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Firms file suit against both CPU manufacturers in the wake of disclosed vulnerabilities; AMD are hit by two, whilst Intel have four firms gunning against them.

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Intel, AMD, Spectre, Meltdown

Major Motherboard Brands Push Updates Against Meltdown and Spectre

15-01-2018 by
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Different motherboard brands including GIGABYTE, ASUS, and MSI releases updates against Meltdown and Spectre.

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Spectre, Meltdown, ASUS, ASRock, GIGABYTE, MSI, EVGA

Synology’s Security Advice for Meltdown and Spectre Vulnerabilities

15-01-2018 by
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Synology published security advisory Synology-SA-18:01 for Meltdown (CVE-2017-5754) and Spectre (CVE-2017-5753 and CVE-2017-5715) vulnerabilities on January 4 and continues to work with our processor suppliers to incorporate fixes.

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Synology, Meltdown, Spectre, NAS

AMD Updates CPU Security Advisory For Spectre & Meltdown Vulnerabilities

12-01-2018 by
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In an effort to clarify the state of their CPUs, AMD go into further depth and reiterate that their Ryzen designs are immune to Meltdown, the more severe flaw.

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AMD, meltdown, spectre

BitFenix Launches Spectre Pro™

18-11-2011 by
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Bitfenix launch a new Performance case fan series that delivers tremendous cooling and unmatched design.

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bitfenix, spectre pro, cooling, fans