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What To Do About The Nasty New Intel Chip Flaw

What To Do About The Nasty New Intel Chip Flaw

An entire class of vulnerabilities in Intel chips allows attackers to steal data directly from the processor, according to new reports from a group of cybersecurity researchers from around the world. Intel, Apple, Google and Microsoft among other tech giants have released patches to address the flaws.

It Doesn’t Look Like Spectre And Meltdown Really Hurt Intel At All

It Doesn’t Look Like Spectre And Meltdown Really Hurt Intel At All

When the Spectre and Meltdown security vulnerabilities were made public earlier this year, things were a mess. Practically every Intel processor made in the last decade had backdoors that potentially let normal programs and software access what are supposed to be protected areas of a CPU’s kernel.