• TPM 2.0, required by Windows 11, is hackable. Upgrade now?


    Brian Livingston

    By Brian Livingston

    Researchers have discovered flaws in TPM 2.0, a security microcontroller that Microsoft requires on a device (with exceptions) before Windows 11 will install. If your computer is affected, a hacker could bypass TPM’s security to read some of your data or overwrite cryptographic keys that the microcontroller is expected to contain safely.

    The news isn’t all bad. There are many ways you and your devices may be immune.

    Read the full story in our Plus Newsletter (20.12.0, 2023-03-20).