Recently a huge vulnerability was discovered in many Intel chips by an outfit in California called Embedi. Since this security hole grants such wide-ranging permissions to unprivileged users and is present in so many of Intel's chips, it has been discussed at length here and here and here and here among others places. For this reason, I won't go into the specifics other than to say that it allows an attacker with little to no privileges to take over affected computers.
A BIG fist bump for Lighthouse Innovation! In its July 2015 press release, Frost & Sullivan named IBM “the established leader in the identity and access management (IAM) market” due, in part, to the acquisition of Lighthouse Security Group and its Security Gateway platform. Now all eyes are on Lighthouse Computer Services as a key player in the development of new Security and cloud solutions.
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