Microsoft reveals Pluton, a custom security chip built into Intel, AMD, and Qualcomm processors

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Now, Microsoft thinks it has the answer with its new security chip, which it calls Pluton. The chip, announced today, is the brainchild of a partnership between Microsoft, and chip makers Intel, AMD, and Qualcomm. Pluton acts as a hardware root of trust, which in simple terms protects a devices hardware from tampering, such as from hardware implants or by hackers exploiting flaws in the devices...

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