What does blockchain technology have to do with cybersecurity? Blockchain technology seems to be a Columbus’ egg: it may removes error and fraud, it can track ownership, managing identities and is resilient to cyber attacks. Let’s take a look at what blockchain is and how it relates to cybersecurity.
After the first disclosure of CVEs related to speculative execution vulnerabilities (Meltdown and Spectre) on CPUs, a lot of researcher started to analyze the CPUs in order to find other vulerabilities and possible exploit techniques. Just some days ago a new a speculative execution attack on Intel processors has been released.
Application whitelisting is the practice of specifying an index of approved software applications that are permitted to be present and active on a computer system.