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China's home-made CPU enters mass production

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  1. TaiShang

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    China's home-made CPU enters mass production
    Xinhua, January 13, 2018

    A central processing unit (CPU) developed by a Chinese company has entered mass production to compete with global chip giants such as Intel and AMD.

    The ZX-C series, developed by Shanghai Zhaoxin Semiconductor Co. Ltd., adopt the same X86 architecture as Intel processors and are compatible with Windows operating system and software, which previous Chinese processors failed to do, said Ye Jun, chairman of Zhaoxin.

    "Computers equipped with our processor have passed the test to run smoothly for 100,000 hours, meaning it is qualified for mass production," Ye said.

    According to Ye, computers installed with ZX-C CPUs are now qualified for government procurement in Shanghai, Jiangsu, Anhui and other Chinese regions

    http://www.china.org.cn/business/2018-01/13/content_50223080.htm

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    Finally some good news. Those American chips have shit security.:china:
     
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    Huh? what do you mean by security?
     
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    The Hack exploit melt down can go thought intel and AMD chips with out any problems.
     
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    Finnish firm detects new Intel security flaw

    2018-01-13 CGTN


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    A new security flaw has been found in Intel hardware which could enable hackers to access corporate laptops remotely, Finnish cybersecurity specialist F-Secure said on Friday.

    F-Secure said in a statement that the flaw had nothing to do with the "Spectre" and "Meltdown" vulnerabilities recently found in the micro-chips that are used in almost all computers, tablets and smartphones today.

    Rather, it was an issue within Intel Active Management Technology (AMT), "which is commonly found in most corporate laptops, (and) allows an attacker to take complete control over a user's device in a matter of seconds," the cybersecurity firm said.

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    The new security flaw could enable hackers to access corporate laptops remotely. /Photo via AFP

    "The issue potentially affects millions of laptops globally."

    The flaw was of "an almost shocking simplicity, but its destructive potential is unbelievable," said F-Secure consultant Harry Sintonen, who discovered it.

    "In practice, this flaw could give a hacker complete control over the affected laptop, despite the best security measures."

    An attacker would initially need physical access to the device in question.

    But once they had re-configured AMT, they could effectively "backdoor" the machine and then access the device remotely, by connecting to the same wireless or wired network as the user, F-Secure said.

    In certain cases, the assailant could also programme AMT to connect to their own server, which would eliminate the need to be in the same network segment as the victim.

    "No other security measures – full disk encryption, local firewall, anti-malware software or VPN – are able to prevent exploitation of this issue."

    A successful attack would lead to complete loss of confidentiality, integrity and availability, F-Secure said.

    The assailant would be able to read and modify all of the data and applications a user may have access to their computer. And they could also install malware on the device, even at the firmware level.

    F-Secure expert Sintonen said that organizations needed to set a strong AMT password or perhaps disable AMT completely if possible.

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    The recent discovery of the "Spectre" and "Meltdown" vulnerabilities in computer chips made by Intel, AMD and ARM, have sent big names in the sector rushing out updates and patches to eliminate the flaw. /Photo via Reuters

    The recent discovery of the "Spectre" and "Meltdown" vulnerabilities in computer chips made by Intel, AMD and ARM, have sent big names in the sector – including Amazon, Google, Microsoft and Mozilla – rushing out updates and patches to eliminate the flaw.

    Intel said it appreciated the fact that experts were highlighting the issue.

    "We issued guidance on best configuration practices in 2015 and updated it in November 2017, and we strongly urge OEMs (original equipment manufacturers) to configure their systems to maximize security," an Intel spokesman told AFP.

    "Intel has no higher priority than our customers’ security, and we will continue to regularly update our guidance to system manufacturers to make sure they have the best information on how to secure their data."

    https://news.cgtn.com/news/7a636a4d78677a6333566d54/share_p.html
     
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    Yep this is the most fucked up intel chip exploit.
     
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    You can't "hack" a CPU, it has little to no memory, and you can't really edit it. You can cause it to melt down with high voltages, but you need to infect the computers storage and memory to do so, and if you're not capable of defending them it's a software problem, not a hardware one.
     
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    How it works it that If I know your IP address I can access your CPU. Now what i will do is overload that CPU to make it crash. once the CUP crashes it will make a data dump and from that data dump I can collect your pass words. it is a detailed function but gives 100% hack results so intel is fucked for now until they introduce a good security for it's CPU.
     
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    Yep, and not to mention that Intel and AMD chips most likely have have backdoors for spying.
     
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    Yes they do that's why I use Russian protection KasperSky to stop that back door because USA cyber security don't stop it.
     
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    You'd be an utter fool to believe that the Americans are not doing everything in their power to snoop on you. :lol:
     
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    https://www.pcgamesn.com/via-x86-cpu

    VIA return to the CPU fray against Intel and AMD with Zhaoxin x86 chips

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    VIA [originally HQ in California] used to be a confident third-place team in the x86 CPU game, but their position has been almost entirely squeezed out of the market as of late due to the engorged bodies of AMD and Intel. Conveniently, however, VIA still hold the relevant licenses required to get a functioning modern CPU into the market, and are getting back in the game through their co-owned semiconductor manufacturer, Zhaoxin.

    Previously, x86 processors have mostly been the realm of Intel and AMD, largely due to their handfuls of patents and super-secret licensing deals that make it nigh-impossible for anyone else to enter the game without their explicit permission - but there is another company with all the legal doodads lurking in the distance.

    VIA don’t have the scale of manufacturing access that Intel and AMD enjoy through their favoured foundries - whether they own them or are just very, very friendly with them. VIA do, however, have the licensing required to produce x86 architectures through their past ventures in the ‘90s, during which they purchased chip designers Centaur Technology and Cyrix [original HQ Texas]. VIA design their own chips and then ship them off to a manufacturer with the production-ready fabs, mainly TSMC.

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    Now, through their semi-subsidiary company, Zhaoxin, VIA are working on returning to the CPU market - at least in China. These initially consist of system-on-chip (SoC) designs, with the 28nm KX-5000 featuring eight-cores, 2GHz clockspeeds, PCIe Gen 3.0, and integrated 4K-capable graphics. Future designs, in the form of the KX-6000, imply a 16nm process, 3.0GHz clockspeed, and four-cores/eight-threads. Beyond this processor, the KX-7000 is stepping up support to DDR5 and PCIe 4.0.

    As you may have guessed, these processors aren’t going to be game-changers for single-core benchmarks, and will likely be targeted at commercial or budget applications. It would take some serious R&D to see these processors reach comparative performance of the latest from team red and blue. VIA’s x86 license isn’t quite as sure-footed as AMD and Intel’s cross-licensing agreement either, and has been on the verge of expiration for some time.

    The Zhaoxin company ethos implies they will be exclusively targeting the domestic Chinese market for their current and upcoming processors. No doubt looking to push Intel, and their Atom processors, out - at least while their x86 license still stands.

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    Bro you are really good in IT. I am from IT and what you are said is correct and i am also using Kaspersky Total Security
     
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    it is nice software.
     
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