After Spectre and Meltdown...ZombieLoad


#Security #CyberSecurity #SoftwareSecurity

In 2018, we had the CPU exploits and bugs called Spectre and Meltdown, about which I have also written an article. Security researchers have found a new class of vulnerabilities in Intel chips which can be used to steal sensitive information if exploited, just like Spectre and Meltdown did.

An introduction to cybersecurity


#CyberSecurity #Security #SoftwareSecurity #Technology

Cybersecurity is a buzz word in the IT industry at the moment. For years, governments like those of the UK and the US, have been trying to tackle the lack of knowledge in cybersecurity - both at general user level and at expertise level.

Meltdown and Spectre: Vulnerabilities in Modern Computers


#CyberSecurity #Security #SoftwareSecurity

We’ve begun the new year with a lot of patching and discussions about our computer’s security. The terms used for these current vulnerabilities is “Meltdown” and “Spectre”. One might ask why these vulnerabilities are so newsworthy. Usually we just install software patches and the problem goes away… Right?

Securing a WordPress site


#Security #SoftwareSecurity #Technology

WordPress is a very popular content management system (CMS) on the internet nowadays, so it is only natural that it brings with it security concerns and is prone to increased risks of attack when vulnerabilities are discovered in its system.