• Security researchers find flaws in AMD chips but raise eyebrows with rushed disclosure

    8 monthes ago - By TechCrunch

    A newly discovered set of vulnerabilities in AMD chips is making waves not because of the scale of the flaws, but rather the rushed, market-ready way they were disclosed by the researchers. When was the last time a bug had its own professionally shot video and PR rep, yet the company was only alerted 24 hours ahead of time? The flaws may be real, but the precedent set here is an unsavory one.
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  • A security company unveiled 'critical' security vulnerabilities in AMD processors - but the way they did it has experts worried

    A security company unveiled 'critical' security vulnerabilities in AMD processors - but the way they did it has experts worried

    8 monthes ago - By Business Insider

    Researchers from CTS Labs found serious and potentially dangerous flaws in computer chips manufactured by AMD.
    But exactly how CTS disclosed the vulnerabilities has raised concerns among security researchers: It allegedly didn't give AMD enough time to respond and get fixes ready before going public.
    Some skeptics believe that CTS might have a financial interest in seeing AMD flounder in response.
    The flaws are unlikely to affect individual users, and will be most concerning to big businesses using AMD chips.
    CTS has also been criticized for failing to provide key technical details of the...
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  • AMD Ryzen may have major security flaws

    AMD Ryzen may have major security flaws

    8 monthes ago - By SlashGear

    AMD processors were the subject of a report on security vulnerabilities by CTSlabs this week. In the report, CTSlabs reported that some of the most secure portions of several different sorts of AMD processors were at risk of exploit by malicious parties. Those malicious parties would need to have access to the computer with the AMD processor, but once they've...
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