Latest Adblock update causes massive YouTube performance hit

January 15, 2024 at 11:19AM The Adblock and Adblock Plus ad blockers caused performance issues on YouTube, initially blamed on Google but later identified to be an issue with the extensions themselves. The extensions slowed video buffering, impacting navigation and video loading. The developers are investigating but are unable to reproduce the problem yet. Other … Read more

Intel Sued Over ‘Downfall’ CPU Vulnerability 

November 10, 2023 at 09:36AM A class action lawsuit has been filed against Intel over its handling of speculative execution vulnerabilities, specifically the “Downfall” attack. Plaintiffs claim that Intel CPUs are defective, leaving them vulnerable to cyberattacks or with significantly slower performance due to vulnerability fixes. The complaint accuses Intel of selling flawed CPUs despite … Read more