Report: All Intel Processors Made in the Last Decade Might Have a Massive Security Flaw

This has the potential to be hugely impactful for computer users across all industry segments and spectrums.  The threat of compromise aside, any fix that has the potential to degrade processing power by up to 30% is significant and will be felt worldwide.

https://thehackernews.com/2018/01/intel-kernel-vulnerability.html

https://gizmodo-com.cdn.ampproject.org/c/s/gizmodo.com/report-all-intel-processors-made-in-the-last-decade-mi-1821728240/amp

All PayPal Accounts Were One Click Away from Hijacking

This is both absolutely disturbing and quite encouraging at the same time.  This type of session riding flaw is scary and one wonders why it was not caught earlier.  That said, it is great to see organizations like PayPal reaching  out to the community and using bounty programs to discover bugs and solve security problems.  We (the IT Security Community) are all in this together.

https://nakedsecurity.sophos.com/2014/12/05/all-paypal-accounts-were-1-click-away-from-hijacking