AMD Processors Severe Security Advisory Announced by CTS Labs

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TEL AVIV, Israel — (BUSINESS WIRE) — March 13, 2018 — CTS Labs, a cyber-security research firm and consultancy, today released a severe security advisory on Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. (“AMD” or “the Company”) (NASDAQ: AMD) processors.

A CTS Labs security audit revealed multiple critical security vulnerabilities and manufacturer backdoors in AMD’s latest EPYC, Ryzen, Ryzen Pro, and Ryzen Mobile processors. These vulnerabilities have the potential to put organizations at significantly increased risk of cyber-attacks.

CTS Labs has produced a white paper report further detailing these vulnerabilities available at CTS Labs has also shared this information with AMD, Microsoft, HP, Dell, and select security companies, in order that they may work on developing mitigations and patches, and examine and research these and any other potential vulnerabilities at the Company. CTS Labs has also shared this information with relevant U.S. regulators.

CTS Labs is a cyber-security research firm and consultancy based in Tel Aviv, Israel specializing in hardware and embedded systems security. For more information about CTS Labs, please see


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