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Intel finds specialized TSX enterprise bug on Haswell, Broadwell CPUs

By Mark Hachman, PC World | August 13th, 2014 Intel has issued a patch that will turn off a specialized technology called TSX from its leading-edge Haswell and Broadwell chips. Intel has discovered a bug in how its current “Haswell” and upcoming “Broadwell” Core microprocessors handle a specialized function known as Transactional Synchronized eXtensions (TSX) …

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Tor Project working to fix weakness that can unmask users

By Lucian Constantin, Techworld | July 22nd, 2014 The anonymity software’s developers believe they’ve identified the problem. Developers of Tor software believe they’ve identified a weakness that was scheduled to be revealed at the Black Hat security conference next month that could be used to de-anonymize Tor users. The Black Hat organizers recently announced that …

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Google starts work on Chrome bug that slurps Windows laptop juice

By Gregg Keizer, Computerworld | July 18th, 2014 Bug reduces battery life by as much as 25%, says Microsoft. Google engineers earlier this week began working on a fix for a months-old Chrome bug that drains Windows’ laptop batteries, the move triggered by a story on Forbes’ website. The Forbes piece ran Monday, when contributor …

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