Intel and Arm CPUs have a major security flaw
A new Spectre class speculative execution vulnerability, called Branch History Injection (BHI) or Spectre-BHB, was jointly disclosed on Tuesday by VUSec security research group and Intel.
Microsoft tests new cloud-based Microsoft Defender for home users
Microsoft has announced that the company’s new cloud-based Microsoft Defender security solution has entered preview for home customers in the United States.
Mozilla fixes Firefox zero-days exploited in the wild (CVE-2022-26485, CVE-2022-26486)
Mozilla has released an out-of-band security update for Firefox, Firefox Focus, and Thunderbird, fixing two critical vulnerabilities (CVE-2022-26485, CVE-2022-26486) exploited by attackers in the wild.
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