BuggyCow: Google’s Project Zero team discovers rare ‘high severity’ flaw in Apple’s macOS

Google’s security research team, Project Zero, has released details about a “high-severity” flaw in Apple’s macOS operating system. Dubbed ‘BuggyCow’, the vulnerability allowed anyone to modify a user-mounted file image without alerting the virtual management system. This essentially means cyber criminals could run codes on the mounted file image without user ever finding it out. […]

Facebook’s AI chief working on a new semiconductor that works differently other designs

Facebook’s chief AI researcher has suggested the company is working on a new class of semiconductor that would work very differently than most existing designs. Yann LeCun said that future chips used for training deep learning algorithms, which underpin most of the recent progress in artificial intelligence, would need to be able to manipulate data […]