AMD Chip Flaws Confirmed by More Researchers


By Eduard Kovacs

Another cybersecurity firm has independently confirmed some of the AMD processor vulnerabilities discovered by Israel-based CTS Labs, but the controversial disclosure has not had a significant impact on the value of the chip giant’s stock.

CTS Labs last week published a brief description of 13 allegedly critical vulnerabilities and backdoors found in EPYC and Ryzen processors from AMD. The company says the flaws can be exploited for arbitrary code execution, bypassing security features (e.g. Windows Defender Credential Guard, Secure Boot), stealing data, helping malware become resilient against security products, and damaging hardware.

The flaws have been …read more

Via:: Security Week