China Used a Tiny Chip to Infiltrate U.S. Companies

China Used a Tiny Chip to Infiltrate U.S. Companies

China Used a Tiny Chip to Infiltrate U.S. Companies The attack by Chinese spies reached almost 30 U.S. companies, including Amazon and Apple, by compromising America’s technology supply chain, according to extensive interviews with government and corporate sources. By Jordan Robertson and Michael Riley | Businessweek In 2015, Amazon.com Inc. began quietly evaluating Read more…

How to Protect Your PC From the Intel Foreshadow Flaws

How to Protect Your PC From the Intel Foreshadow Flaws

How to Protect Your PC From the Intel Foreshadow Flaws Foreshadow, also known as L1 Terminal Fault, is another problem with speculative execution in Intel’s processors. It lets malicious software break into secure areas that even the Spectre and Meltdown flaws couldn’t crack. What is Foreshadow? Specifically, Foreshadow attacks Intel’s Software Guard Extensions (SGX) Read more…

Tech Industry Told ‘Privacy Is Not Absolute’ End-to-End Encryption ‘Should Be Rare’

Tech Industry Told ‘Privacy Is Not Absolute’ End-to-End Encryption ‘Should Be Rare’

Tech Industry Told ‘Privacy Is Not Absolute’ End-to-End Encryption ‘Should Be Rare’ An international network of intelligence agencies has told the tech industry that ‘privacy is not an absolute’ and that the use of end-to-end encryption ‘should be rare’ … The statements were made in a joint communiqué and statement of principles following a Read more…