Fix for Intel’s massive CPU security flaw might slow down your PC

How much of a slowdown you see depends on the processor and the task in question. The biggest blows are expected to come to virtualization systems like Amazon’s EC2 or Google Compute Engine. The… See the original post: Fix for Intel’s massive CPU security flaw might slow down your...

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Snapchat’s Lens Studio helps create your own AR effects

And yes, Snap is aware of the potential for abuse. There’s an initial moderation process to make sure a World Lens isn’t offensive, and you can report Lenses to a moderation team if offending… See the original post: Snapchat’s Lens Studio helps create your own AR...

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Apple’s High Sierra security patch affected Mac file sharing

Apple’s latest update for macOS High Sierra hasn’t gone well. As revealed earlier this week, the update included a bug that made it pretty easy for anyone to gain admin rights to your Mac — an… More here: Apple’s High Sierra security patch affected Mac file...

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Apple fixes macOS bug allowing full access without a password (updated)

The practical threat of this exploit is fairly low, as it requires that someone have physical access to your Mac. You could also thwart it by setting a root password. The concern, of course, is… View post: Apple fixes macOS bug allowing full access without a password...

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Apple fixes macOS bug allowing full access without a password (updated)

The practical threat of this exploit is fairly low, as it requires that someone have physical access to your Mac. You could also thwart it by setting a root password. The concern, of course, is… Read more: Apple fixes macOS bug allowing full access without a password...

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