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Microsoft’s new Pluton chip will improve security on Windows PCs

Microsoft announced its new 'Pluton' security processor, a 'chip-to-cloud' security technology designed to protect key areas of computers that are currently not accessible with traditional hardware and software protection methods. The Redmond, Washington-based company collaborated with silicon partners including AMD, Intel and Qualcomm on the Pluton security processor. Microsoft says Pluto pioneered Xbox and Azure Sphere. Microsoft explained that improvements in Windows 10 have made things difficult for attackers. As such, attackers have changed their target and are now targeting the junctions between hardware and software, which cannot be monitored for breaches using traditional tools such as antivirus software. Microsoft says the Pluton security processor will make it much more...