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Intel's "DOITM" Security Feature Not Intended For Always-On Use, Linux Patches To Be Revised


Last week I wrote about Linux developers evaluating a new "DOITM" security mitigation for the latest Intel CPUs. While the cost for now of engaging the Data Operand Independent Timing Mode (DOITM) functionality is minimal, following internal Intel engineering discussions it looks like the Linux kernel patches will need to be re-worked with this functionality not intended to always be enabled.

What is WireGuard?


The primary goal of any VPN is to create a secure encrypted tunnel for all your internet traffic by helping to shield it from hackers and others that want to take a peak, which may even include your ISP.

Linux 6.3 To Support Pluton's CRB TPM2 On AMD Ryzen CPUs


If things go as planned, the TPM2 device found within Microsoft's Pluton security processor on the latest AMD Ryzen SoCs will be supported by Linux 6.3. The Microsoft Pluton security processor has been of concern to many Linux/open-source enthusiasts due to being a "black box" and plenty of unknowns around the provided root of trust, secure identity, secure attestation, and cryptographic services marketed by Pluton.