Lilbits 6-11-2020: Game Streaming expansion

Google’s Stadia game streaming platform officially works with computers, Chromecast Ultra media streamers, and a limited number of recent Android phones. But now Google has added beta/experimental support for just about any recent Android device¬†which could turn the device already in your pocket into a game console. Stadia for phones also now includes support for […]

“Take A Way” vulnerability may affect most recent AMD processors

Ever since the 2018 disclosure of the Spectre and Meltdown vulnerabilities that left many modern computer processors open to side-channel, speculative execution attacks, researchers have been discovering similar flaws. Spectre and Meltdown affected Intel chips more than AMD or ARM processors. But a team of researchers have disclosed a new vulnerability specifically affecting AMD processors. […]

More vulnerabilities affecting Intel chips revealed

Last year security researchers revealed a set of vulnerabilities affecting the speculative execution feature used by many modern processors to enhance performance. Since the revelation of the Spectre and Meltdown vulnerabilities, a number of related vulnerabilities have been disclosed and today Intel and several groups of security experts have revealed a new set. The new […]

Intel, AMD, and ARM weigh in on Spectre and Meltdown security vulnerabilities, discovered by Google’s Project Zero

After news broke a little ahead of schedule about a major security vulnerability affecting most Intel processors released in the past decade, Intel issued a brief statement stating, among other things, that it’s not the only company whose products are affected. Now more details have been released and it looks like Google’s Project Zero security […]