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AMD has finally weighed in with its opinion of the security flaws in its Epyc, Ryzen, Ryzen Pro, and Ryzen Mobile chips, identified in a rather over-the-top fashion by CTS-Labs a week ago.…
The world's largest social network is at the center of an international scandal involving voter data, the 2016 US presidential election and Brexit.
The company, at the heart of the scandal involving the misuse of Facebook data, says Chief Data Officer Alexander Tayler will be acting CEO.
Commentary: A Bug's Land is out, Avengers are in. I've been on Hong Kong Disneyland's Iron Man Experience, and Disney has earned my trust on this one.
More than 400 tech executives and company founders have formed a coalition to push for more diversity in tech's venture capital industry.
The massive social platform appears to have lost control over user data, leading to a firestorm of red-hot #DeleteFacebook tweets.
And bad news for healthy types: Active.com thoroughly pwned, too
Vacation-booking biz Orbitz has warned that sensitive details on as many as 880,000 credit cards have "likely" been stolen from its servers by hackers.…
The sci-fi food of the future could change the way we eat forever, and it is going to be up to food designers to convince us it's not just an acquired taste.
The first lady met with Silicon Valley giants to talk about online hate and harassment. It comes at a time when tech firms are already in the doghouse.
Devs told to take responsibility by setting up authentication
Software called etcd, used for storing data across clusters of containers, has a problem – it does not implement authentication by default and so poses a security risk if deployed without further fiddling.…
Both C300 and AMG C43 Coupe and Cabriolet models will bow at the 2018 New York Auto Show.
Unwanted calls and messages arriving on your iPhone? Block 'em all with our guide.
It could be latest Android phone to get the iPhone X's notch.
For $100, the Nexx Garage system gives you voice control, remote access, auto open and more wires than you ever wanted.
The $100 Nexx Garage is a simple way to add voice commands, remote access and auto opening to your garage.
Alexander Nix appeared to suggest tactics his company could use to discredit politicians online.
The next version of Windows Server will be branded Windows Server 2019, and it'll be out in the second half of the year.
This isn't tremendously surprising, as it fits with the schedule Microsoft has already committed to that splits Windows between a Long Term Servicing Channel (LTSC), with 10 years of support and a release every three years, and a Semi-Annual Channel (SAC) with 18 months of support and a release every six months. Windows Server 2019 will be an LTSC release, and it'll also have a corresponding Windows 10 release.
Highlights of the next version will be the new Project Honolulu Web-based interface, the integration the Windows Subsystem for Linux, and greater support for containers.
A yoga teacher in Virginia leaves the Marvel movie so buzzed he decides to infuse his classes with the spirit of Afrofuturism.
AMD has responded to the reports last week of a range of security flaws affecting its Platform Security Processor (PSP) and chipset. The company acknowledges the bugs and says that, in coming weeks, it will have new firmware available to resolve the PSP bugs. These firmware fixes will also mitigate the chipset bugs.
Israeli firm CTS identified four separate flaw families, naming them Masterkey (affecting Ryzen and Epyc processors), Ryzenfall (affecting Ryzen, Ryzen Pro, and Ryzen Mobile), Fallout (hitting only Epyc), and Chimera (applying to Ryzen and Ryzen Pro systems using the Promonotory chipset).
Masterkey, Ryzenfall, and Fallout are all problems affecting the Platform Security Processor (PSP), a small ARM core that's integrated into the chips to provide certain additional features such as a firmware-based TPM security module. The PSP has its own firmware and operating system that runs independently of the main x86 CPU. Software running on the x86 CPU can access PSP functionality using a device driver, though this access is restricted to administrator/root-level accounts. The PSP is also typically not exposed to guest virtual machines, so virtualized environments will typically be protected.
While the US Navy has already taken administrative action regarding the collision of the USS Fitzgerald, one of the members of the ship's crew now faces possible criminal charges in Japan as the result of a Japanese Coast Guard investigation of the incident. Stars & Stripes reported today that Japanese Coast Guard officials have recommended negligent homicide charges against both the Fitzgerald's Officer of the Deck (OOD) and the second officer of the container ship the Fitzgerald struck—the ACX Crystal.
Japan Coast Guard spokesman Yoshihito Nakamura said that the official recommended charges were "Causing Death and Injury through Negligence in the Pursuit of Social Activities and Endangering Traffic through Negligence in the Pursuit of Social Activities." He said the charges had been recommended because both officers were responsible for the navigation of their ships at the time of the collision. While the ACX Crystal was operating in accordance with Preventing Collisions at Sea regulations—known to sailors as the "Rules of the Road"—the ACX Crystal's 2nd officer failed to take any actions to avoid the collision.
In the Navy's report on the June 2017 collision, issued along with findings from the August 2017 collision of the USS McCain last November, the Navy found: