Intel unveils Thunderbolt 5: three times more bandwidth than before
Intel has presented the new Thunderbolt 5 standard. It hopes to address the most demanding needs of creatives and gamers, among others. Connectivity to storage media, displays and graphics is greatly sped up, with Intel even suggesting that local AI acceleration could benefit.
Specifically, a Th... Read more
Thunderbolt 4 on Surface Dock: why is Microsoft changing its mind?
Back in the spring of 2020, Microsoft was still convinced that Surface laptops could not safely handle Thunderbolt. With the introduction of the Surface Laptop 5 and the Surface Pro 9 (Intel only), that has apparently changed. Now there is even a Surface Thunderbolt 4 Dock. What has changed?
Ap... Read more
StrelaStealer can steal Outlook and Thunderbird accounts
A new infostealer dubbed 'StrelaStealer' is aggressively stealing account credentials from Outlook and Thunderbird, two commonly used email clients.
StrelaStealer's behaviour differs from most infostealers, which seek to steal data from various sources like browsers, cloud gaming apps and crypto... Read more
Lenovo announces new mobile workstations for modern workspaces
The new Lenovo mobile workstations are the latest offering from the tech manufacturer to boost efficiency and productivity in hybrid work environments
The post-pandemic era gave way to a new way of working: the hybrid work environments that allow workers to get flexible work hours over distances... Read more
Microsoft: Thunderbolt 3 not safe enough for Surface products
Microsoft's Surface products are being equipped with USB C connectors more often, but support for Thunderbolt 3 is still lacking. According to an employee of the tech giant due to a security risk that Thunderbolt 3 poses. A leaked video with the Windows employee also states that the inability to up... Read more
Thunderclap leak makes Thunderbolt computers vulnerable to attacks
A team of researchers has discovered a new vulnerability in Thunderbolt's data transfer specification. The vulnerability is called Thunderclap and can open up computers to serious attacks from otherwise harmless USB-C or DisplayPort hardware.
Thunderclap uses the privileged, direct memory access (D... Read more