Archives for April 2018 | Marten IT Blog

How a bad microcode fix could brick billions of chips

According to an article on itnews, researchers worry about mitigating hardware flaws.
Cryptographer Adi Shamir is worried that billions of microprocessors could be irreversibly bricked in future by a microcode update gone wrong.

Android vendors fail to install security patches

Devices lie and claim to be fully patched.

Security Research Labs analysed a large number of devices running Google's Android operating system, and found that some vendors fail to apply critical and high severity security patches.

Best to always check.

ITNews Android vendors fail to install security patches

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