Tag: CPU


New Intel CPU-level threat detection capabilities target ransomware

January 19, 2021

Via: CSO Online

Security vendors can now leverage new telemetry and machine learning processing capabilities built into Intel’s 11th Gen mobile processors to better detect and block sophisticated ransomware programs that attempt to evade traditional detection techniques. The features are built into Intel […]


New Spectre-like CPU vulnerability bypasses existing defenses

August 8, 2019

Via: CSO Online

Security researchers have found a new way to abuse the speculative execution mechanism of modern CPUs to break security boundaries and leak the contents of kernel memory. The new technique abuses a system instruction called SWAPGS and can bypass mitigations […]