Spectre, Meltdown researchers unveil 7 more speculative execution attacks
Nov14

Spectre, Meltdown researchers unveil 7 more speculative execution attacks

Enlarge (credit: Aurich Lawson / Getty Images) Back at the start of the year, a set of attacks that leveraged the speculative execution capabilities of modern high-performance processors was revealed. The attacks were named Meltdown and Spectre. Since then, numerous variants of these attacks have been devised. In tandem, a range of mitigation techniques has been created to enable at-risk software, operating systems, and hypervisor...

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Windows 10 October 2018 Update is back, this time without deleting your data
Nov14

Windows 10 October 2018 Update is back, this time without deleting your data

Enlarge / This message, shown during Windows upgrades, is going to be salt in the wound. Just over a month since its initial release, Microsoft is making the Windows 10 October 2018 Update widely available today. The update was withdrawn shortly after its initial release due to the discovery of a bug causing data loss. New Windows 10 feature updates use a staggered, ramping rollout, and this (re)release is no different. Initially,...

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Why Google Internet Traffic Rerouted Through China and Russia

For two hours Monday, Google internet traffic rerouted through China, Russia, and elsewhere. Here’s why.

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GMO Postpones Shipments of 7nm Bitcoin Equipment
Nov14

GMO Postpones Shipments of 7nm Bitcoin Equipment

Japan’s GMO Internet has postponed the shipments of its two lines of 7nm bitcoin mining rigs. A representative of the company has clarified the situation to news.Bitcoin.com, noting that some refunds have already been issued. In addition, the company is planning to relocate its mining operations. Also read: Yahoo! Japan Confirms Entrance Into the Crypto Space Shipments Postponed GMO Internet announced on Monday that it has...

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Bitcoin Group SE Buys Investment Bank Tremmel
Nov14

Bitcoin Group SE Buys Investment Bank Tremmel

Bitcoin Group SE has bought 100 percent shares of investment bank Tremmel for an undisclosed amount. This is the German digital currency exchange operator’s second acquisition in 2018. Bitcoin Group, which holds current assets of $40 million, said Tremmel allows it to issue its own cryptocurrency-related products, conduct proprietary trading and operate bitcoin ATMs. Also Read: Sompo Holdings Acquires 10% Stake in Kenyan...

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