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Researchers find 'critical' security flaws in AMD chips

TechXplore - Tue 13 Mar 18

Security researchers said Tuesday they discovered flaws in chips made by Advanced Micro Devices that could allow hackers to take over computers and networks.

A raft of flaws in AMD chips makes bad hacks much, much worse

Arstechnica - Tue 13 Mar 18

AMD says its Secure Processor is impenetrable. Instead, it can harbor malware.

AMD’s Ryzen CPUs, Chipsets Allegedly Contain Serious Security Flaws

Extremetech - Tue 13 Mar 18

AMD has been hit with 13 serious allegations of bugs across its Ryzen processor families and its chipsets. The post AMD’s Ryzen CPUs, Chipsets Allegedly Contain Serious Security Flaws ...

AMD Processors And Chipsets Reportedly Riddled With New Ryzenfall, Chimera And Fallout Security Flaws

HotHardware - Tue 13 Mar 18

Given that industry-wide panic that was unleashed following the disclosure of the Meltdown and Spectre processor vulnerabilities (with Intel taking the brunt of the heat), many are on edge ...

AMD Ryzen and EPYC platforms at risk: More than a dozen critical security flaws discovered

Techspot - Tue 13 Mar 18

Israeli-based security company CTS-Labs on Tuesday said it has discovered 13 critical security vulnerabilities and exploitable manufacturer backdoors impacting AMD’s latest EPYC, Ryzen, ...

AMD chips may have security flaws, report says

Reuters Technology - Tue 13 Mar 18

(Reuters) - Advanced Micro Devices is investigating a report that some of its processors have security vulnerabilities, the U.S. chipmaker said on Tuesday.

AMD has a Spectre, Meltdown-like security flaw of its own - CNET

CNET - Tue 13 Mar 18

Researchers found 13 vulnerabilities with AMD’s Ryzen and EPYC chip, allowing attackers to install malware on highly guarded portions of the processor.

Researchers Point to an AMD Backdoor—And Face Their Own Backlash

Wired Security - Tue 13 Mar 18

As an Israeli security firm outlines real flaws in AMD's chips, the security community questions its motivations.