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Spectre-a-like 'Spoiler' flaw affects all Intel Core CPUs...
"My personal opinion is that when it comes to the memory subsystem, it's very hard to make any changes and it's not something you can patch easily with microcode without losing tremendous performance. So I don't think we will see a patch for this type of attack in the next five years and that could
By ceres on 2019-03-06 21:21 UTC
Intel's new Core processors enable 16-hour battery life for skinny fanless laptops...
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Intel is launching a new batch of 8th Gen Intel Core processors, fueling new line-ups of fanless laptops with at least 16 hours of battery life. The new U-series (formerly code-named Whiskey Lake) ...
By aphrodite on 2018-08-29 03:46 UTC
Intel Hyper-Threading Accused of Being a Security Threat...
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OpenBSD's founder urged everyone to disable Hyper-Threading on Intel-based computers before attackers start using it to more easily exploit speculative execution flaws.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-08-24 18:28 UTC
Intel faces age discrimination allegations following layoffs...
Intel's push for greater diversity hasn't helped it avoid trouble. The Wall Street Journal has learned that the US Equal Employment Opportunity Commission is investigating claims that Intel's large-scale layoffs discriminated against older employees. In a May 2016 round that cut 2,300 workers, for
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-05-30 01:56 UTC
Intel drops plans to develop Spectre microcode for ancient chips...
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Company claims it's too hard, and few systems have exposure to attack.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-04-04 18:44 UTC
Intel currently facing 32 class-action lawsuits for Spectre and Meltdown...
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Yesterday, Intel expanded its bug bounty program to catch more issues like the extensive Meltdown and Spectre CPU flaws, but that was too little, too late for some chip owners. We knew three class-action lawsuits were filed in early January days afte...
By viper1 on 2018-02-16 18:48 UTC
Intel releases new Spectre patch for its Skylake CPUs...
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More than a month after researchers revealed a pair of serious security issues affecting many modern CPUs, Intel is still working on updates that close the hole. VP Navin Shenoy has written another blog post about the situation, and said that the com...
By ceres on 2018-02-08 14:06 UTC
Intel Notified Chinese Firms About Meltdown First Before US Government: Alibaba Group Among The First To Know...
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Intel has been in hot water since the Meltdown and Spectre chip flaws were made public, but another controversy is ravaging the chipmaker. A new report says Intel first told Chinese companies about the flaws before the U.S. government.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-01-29 14:24 UTC
Intel Tells Partners, Customers To Stop Issuing Spectre Patches, Citing 'Unpredictable System Behavior'...
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After acknowledging that its Spectre patches are causing reboot issues in older and newer chips, Intel issued a statement on Monday telling partners to stop issuing the patches.
By viper1 on 2018-01-23 00:03 UTC
Linus Torvalds Is Not Happy About Intel's Meltdown and Spectre Mess...
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Famed Linux developer Linus Torvalds has some pretty harsh words for Intel on the fiasco over Meltdown and Spectre, the massive security flaws in modern processors that predominantly affect Intel products.
By viper1 on 2018-01-22 23:53 UTC
Upcoming Intel Chip-Level Security Bug Fix Is Going To Slow Down Linux & Windows PC By 30 Percent...
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Fix for a massive chip-level security bug in Intel processors produced in the past 10 years is going affect the performance of your Linux and Windows laptops. According to The Register, this major security hole in Intel chips could allow, “normal user programs – from database applications to
By techlog360 on 2018-01-03 15:49 UTC

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