Security News

NVIDIA Jetson Chipsets Found Vulnerable to High-severity Flaws
2021-06-22 00:24

U.S. graphics chip specialist NVIDIA has released software updates to address a total of 26 vulnerabilities impacting its Jetson system-on-module series that could be abused by adversaries to escalate privileges and even lead to denial-of-service and information disclosure. Tracked from CVE‑2021‑34372 through CVE‑2021‑34397, the flaws affect products Jetson TX1, TX2 series, TX2 NX, AGX Xavier series, Xavier NX, and Nano and Nano 2GB running all Jetson Linux versions prior to 32.5.1.

Bugs in NVIDIA’s Jetson Chipset Open Door to DoS Attacks, Data Theft
2021-06-21 20:21

Flaws impacting millions of internet of things devices running NVIDIA's Jetson chips open the door for a variety of hacks, including denial-of-service attacks or the siphoning of data. NVIDIA released patches addressing nine high-severity vulnerabilities including eight additional bugs of less severity.

EdgeQ 5G chipset-as-a-service model allows customers to configure 5G and AI services
2021-06-16 00:15

EdgeQ introduces 5G chipset-as-a-service model, offering customers a future proof platform that can scale 5G and AI features as a function of subscription payments. Enterprise network, telco, and cloud providers can use EdgeQ to virtualize network resources, allowing elastic scaling of 5G services on demand.

Vulnerability in Intel Chipsets Allows Hackers to Obtain Protected Data
2020-03-05 14:49

Most Intel chipsets released in the past five years are affected by a vulnerability that can be exploited to obtain encrypted data and compromise data protection technologies, Positive Technologies revealed on Thursday. According to Positive Technologies, CVE-2019-0090 is an unfixable vulnerability that affects the Converged Security and Management Engine boot ROM on most Intel chipsets and system on chips, except for Ice Point chipsets.

Semtech’s new AVX chipset offers enhanced performance for AV extension applications
2020-01-13 03:00

Semtech, a leading supplier of high performance analog and mixed signal semiconductors and advanced algorithms, recently launched the AVX chipset for multimedia connectivity over both copper category cabling and optical fiber. The AVX200T flagship part offers unprecedented levels of performance for AV extension applications, such as standalone point-to-point cable extenders, matrix switches and KVM extension.

The NetCAT is out of the bag: Intel chipset exploited to sniff SSH passwords as they're typed over the network
2019-09-10 17:00

Chipzilla downplays cunning data-snooping side-channel technique Video It is possible to discern someone's SSH password as they type it into a terminal over the network, say infosec gurus who have...

Bug in NVIDIA’s Tegra Chipset Opens Door to Malicious Code Execution
2019-07-19 18:42

Researcher creates 'Selfblow' proof-of-concept attack for exploiting a vulnerability that exists in "every single Tegra device released so far".

AI-optimized chipsets entering a new era as they become more specialized
2019-05-10 04:30

The rapid adoption of artificial intelligence (AI) for practical business applications has introduced a number of uncertainties and risk factors across virtually every industry, but one fact is...

Bug in widespread Wi-Fi chipset firmware can lead to zero-click code execution
2019-01-21 12:49

A vulnerability in the firmware of a Wi-Fi chipset that is widely used in laptops, streaming, gaming and a variety of “smart” devices can be exploited to compromise them without user interaction....

Analysts confirm half a billion Zigbee chipsets sold, igniting IoT innovation
2018-08-08 07:00

The Zigbee Alliance announced that findings from market research firm ON World project a favorable market for connected devices leveraging Zigbee Alliance technologies over the next five years. ON...