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Intel halts Spectre patch plans for some older CPUs

Since January, Intel has been working on mitigating the impact of the Spectre vulnerability by releasing microcode updates for past chips. Intel CPUs dating back an entire decade are prone to Spectre, so the company started at the top, and began working its way down towards older generations. Patches for …

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1Password subscribers can now check if their password has been leaked

Data leaks and breaches are increasingly common nowadays, potentially putting user information in harm’s way. Password protection service 1Password has a proof of concept feature that will help further secure its users’ accounts, notifying them if their password has been compromised thanks to its integration with Troy Hunt’s Pwned Passwords. …

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2018 Wi-Fi routers to get WPA3 wireless protection

Currently, most modern routers boast WPA2 wireless security protocol, but it seems that a replacement is inbound. Wi-Fi Protected Access 3 (WPA3) has actually been around for quite some time, but now might finally be coming into play on upcoming routers. The news was announced by The Wi-Fi Alliance, comprised …

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