More bad news for users as yet another Intel CPU Security issue is exposed

After Spectre and the Spectre NG (Next generation Spectre), where exploits saw passwords and other data leaked from memory, one would have mistakenly thought that NG would have been the last of the related security vulnerabilities. Dr Christian Rossow published a paper detailing a new ‘inverse’ predictability attack. The security flaw relates to the return …

PC Shipments Grew For the First Time in Six Years

In US News, the research and consulting vendor, Gartner published the numbers of US PC shipments, by vendor for the second quarter of 2018. Quoted from the release: “Worldwide PC shipments totaled 62.1 million units in the second quarter of 2018, a 1.4 percent increase from the second quarter of 2017, according to preliminary results …

SDA New Specification 985MB/sec up to 128TB SD Cards possible

The SD Association has released SD Express specification, which they call “a Revolutionary Innovation for SD Memory Cards”  From the press release: “The PCle interface delivering a 985 megabytes per second (MB/s) maximum data transfer rate” and “the maximum storage capacity in SD memory cards grows from 2TB with SDXC, to 128TB with the new …