New Mirai Okiru botnet attacks devices running ARC processors

Cybersecurity experts have noticed a new version of the infamous Mirai IoT malware, designed to hack insecure devices that run on ARC embedded processors.


Device manufacturers developing BIOS updates to patch Spectre and Meltdown

Acer, Asus, Dell, Fujitsu, HP, IBM, Lenovo, Panasonic, Toshiba and other device manufacturers have started to release BIOS updates that should fix the recently disclosed Spectre and Meltdown vulnerabilities.


Lenovo finds and removes backdoor in its networking switches

Lenovo engineers have discovered in the firmware of RackSwitch and BladeCenter networking switches.


Seagate quietly fixes dangerous bug in its NAS devices

Seagate fixes a vulnerability in the firmware of the Seagate Personal Cloud Home Media Storage.


AMD will release CPU microcode updates for Spectre

AMD officially acknowledged today that its processors are not vulnerable to the Meltdown bug, but are affected by both variants of the Spectre flaw.

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