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Re: Not worthy of a thread News

Fri January 05, 2018 1:59 am

I knew I should have went with AMD.

Re: Not worthy of a thread News

Fri January 05, 2018 5:24 am

cutuphalfdead wrote:I knew I should have went with AMD.


Bi_3 wrote:This "Spectre" bug is bad. Like industry shaking bad.


Doesn't Spectre apply to all current chipsets?

Re: Not worthy of a thread News

Fri January 05, 2018 11:55 am

simple schoolboy wrote:
cutuphalfdead wrote:I knew I should have went with AMD.


Bi_3 wrote:This "Spectre" bug is bad. Like industry shaking bad.


Doesn't Spectre apply to all current chipsets?


Meltdown is just Intel. All Intel chipsets is my understanding and some AMD and like one or two ARM suffer from Spectre. But remember what you have in your PC is irrelevant. The cloud (AWS, Azure, Alibaba, etc.), your bank, and many public utility command and control systems are vulnerable.

Re: Not worthy of a thread News

Tue January 09, 2018 10:11 pm

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"New zero-day vulnerability: In addition to rowhammer, it turns out lots of servers are vulnerable to regular hammers, too."

Re: Not worthy of a thread News

Wed January 10, 2018 12:10 am

Sometimes I forget that computers don't run on magic and are really just a lot of little physical switches.

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Wed January 10, 2018 12:20 am

FBI chief calls unbreakable encryption 'urgent public safety issue'

http://mobile.reuters.com/article/amp/i ... ssion=true

I think a much bigger public safety concern would be if the FBI could break into encrypted devices.

Re: Not worthy of a thread News

Wed January 10, 2018 12:22 am

I saw that. Dude's got one of those faces, you know.

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Fri January 12, 2018 8:43 pm


Dad of Australian girl, 14, invites bullies to her funeral: ‘Witness the complete devastation you have created’

Re: Not worthy of a thread News

Sat January 13, 2018 3:40 am

Bi_3 wrote:
simple schoolboy wrote:
cutuphalfdead wrote:I knew I should have went with AMD.


Bi_3 wrote:This "Spectre" bug is bad. Like industry shaking bad.


Doesn't Spectre apply to all current chipsets?


Meltdown is just Intel. All Intel chipsets is my understanding and some AMD and like one or two ARM suffer from Spectre. But remember what you have in your PC is irrelevant. The cloud (AWS, Azure, Alibaba, etc.), your bank, and many public utility command and control systems are vulnerable.

So what do I need to be doing to keep my devices safe and free from trouble?

Re: Not worthy of a thread News

Tue January 16, 2018 4:29 am

washing machine wrote:
Bi_3 wrote:
simple schoolboy wrote:
cutuphalfdead wrote:I knew I should have went with AMD.


Bi_3 wrote:This "Spectre" bug is bad. Like industry shaking bad.


Doesn't Spectre apply to all current chipsets?


Meltdown is just Intel. All Intel chipsets is my understanding and some AMD and like one or two ARM suffer from Spectre. But remember what you have in your PC is irrelevant. The cloud (AWS, Azure, Alibaba, etc.), your bank, and many public utility command and control systems are vulnerable.

So what do I need to be doing to keep my devices safe and free from trouble?

Pray

Re: Not worthy of a thread News

Tue January 16, 2018 11:29 am

I just wanted to say that the comic on this page is possibly the worst one I've ever seen.
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