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Intel Says Updated Chips Coming to Protect Against Meltdown, Spectre

Intel told investors Thursday that the company is working “around the clock” to tackle the security issues stemming from the Spectre and Meltdown flaws and that it will release updated chips later this year to provide a more long-term solution. The update was offered during the company’s fourth-quarter earnings call, the first since the vulnerabilities were made public. The flaws could allow hackers… Read More »

Microsoft Suspends AMD Spectre and Meltdown Patch Rollout After Complaints of Unbootable PCs

HIGHLIGHTS Users of PCs with certain AMD CPUs reported freezing at bootup Microsoft blames AMD for providing inaccurate documentation The two companies are working together to resolve the problems Following multiple user complaints that of PCs with AMD processors were freezing while booting after the installation of Microsoft Windows security patches, the software giant has announced that it has suspended the delivery of specific… Read More »