Friday 7 May 2021

Very Many Qualcomm Phone Chips Hiding Very Nasty Vulnerability - Security Boulevard

Time to Get a New Phone? A high-severity bug affects almost 40% of Android phones. The security hole is in Qualcomm modems—specifically in their software interface to the Android platform.

Thursday 6 May 2021

Log this: iOS and macOS zero-day patches roll; Apple devs under fire - TechBeacon

iFAIL:Apple is patching every current OS it has. WebKit has critical zero-day vulnerabilities, exploitable to execute arbitrary code on Macintosh, iPhone, iPad, and Apple Watch.

Monday 3 May 2021

Specter of Spectre is Back, in New Micro-Op Cache Vuln - Security Boulevard

Worry, Worry—Super Scary: It’s been three years, but researchers have disclosed new attacks on speculative execution in Intel and AMD chips. Just be thankful they didn’t give it a catchy name, like Spectre.