Computer Security

The “Spoiler” Processor Bug: Is Intel In Trouble Again In 2019?

2018 was a very bad year for microprocessor vendors due to the Spectre and Meltdown bug, but for Intel, it was a nightmare year, worst in its history. The out-of-order execution and branch prediction capabilities of processors were developed in a way that allows timing attacks, which made Spectre and Meltdown take the cybersecurity headlines

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The Strange Ways Supercomputers Are Being Used To Save Nukes

Nestled in the hills of Berkeley, California, is the Lawrence Livermore National Lab (LBNL). This is the home of “Sierra,” the second-most powerful supercomputer on the planet, that includes 7K square feet of racks, wires and blinking lights. For reference, the most powerful supercomputer is called “Summit” and is located in Tennessee’s Oakridge National Lab,

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