Security 170 – Slow News

 

It has been a slow week. I think we just sit and talk about what happened in the last two weeks. Seriously, we were all consumed about Meltdown and Spectre.

https://gizmodo.com/how-google-fights-password-thieves-1822174355

https://www.eff.org/702-spying

https://arstechnica.com/tech-policy/2018/01/fcc-admits-mobile-cant-replace-home-internet-wont-lower-speed-standard/

https://www.eff.org/702-spying

Security 169 – Meltdown and Spectre

Tom is going to take us through these two 0 day vulnerabilities that affects literally everyone. Yes, you, go update now.

https://googleprojectzero.blogspot.com/2018/01/reading-privileged-memory-with-side.html

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2018/01/02/intel_cpu_design_flaw/

https://security.googleblog.com/2018/01/more-details-about-mitigations-for-cpu_4.html

https://arstechnica.com/gadgets/2018/01/meltdown-and-spectre-every-modern-processor-has-unfixable-security-flaws/#p3

https://arstechnica.com/gadgets/2018/01/meltdown-and-spectre-every-modern-processor-has-unfixable-security-flaws/#p3

https://meltdownattack.com/

Intel Responds to Security Research Findings