Google says the issue affects Intel, AMD, and ARM chips, noting that it updated most of its systems and products with protections from attack. AWS said most of its affected servers have already been secured.
A new kind of malware, known as Triton or TRISIS, goes after industrial safety systems that provide emergency shutdown capabilities. Experts say it can also be effective in attacking data center power and cooling systems.
The technology website The Register said a bug lets some software gain access to parts of a computer’s memory that are set aside to protect things like passwords. All computers with Intel chips from the past 10 years appear to be affected.
Here’s what data center managers can do to reduce exposure to the likes of the Andromeda botnet.
The government is starting to open up around how it decides which security vulnerabilities to disclose.
Patches plug five vulnerabilities plaguing Big Red's Tuxedo application server, including one offering remote server access.
A security firm says that a USB exploit can be used to run unsigned code on nearly all machines with Intel inside.
Encrypting data at rest and in flight is not enough; solution could help Equifax avoid epic breach
Healthcare nonprofit ECRI Institute compiled a list of the top health technology hazards for 2018, with ransomware in the top spot.