VMWare, Meltdown, Spectre, and Chip Hacks That Work – Paul’s Security Weekly #542

10 things in cybersecurity that you might have missed in 2017, a flaw in major browsers, a critical flaw in phpMyAdmin, beware of a VMWare VDP remote root issue, how to protect your home router, Meltdown and Spectre explain how chip hacks work, and Intel is in the security Hot Seat over a serious CPU design flaw!

Paul’s Stories

  1. 10 Things In Cybersecurity That You Might Have Missed In 2017
  2. Flaw In Major Browsers Allows 3rd-Party Scripts to Steal Your Saved Passwords
  3. Critical Flaw Reported In phpMyAdmin Lets Attackers Damage Databases
  4. Beware Of A VMWare VDP Remote Root Issue
  5. How To Protect Your Home Router From Attacks
  6. Meltdown And Spectre: How Chip Hacks Work
  7. Intel In Security Hot Seat Over Serious CPU Design Flaw

Larry’s Stories

  1. Meltdown writeup
  2. Crashing HDDs with sound. The new Brown Note?
  3. Dockerize your C2

Jeff’s Stories

  1. Forever 21 Provides Details of its Breach Findings

Jack’s one lonely story

  1. Jack Jones takes aim at the bogus Ponemon “Cost of data breach” report and Jack methodically tears it apart.

Keith’s Stories

  1. Google Chrome guidance for mitigating Spectre / Meltdown

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