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Intel’s Never-Ending Spectre Saga Continues To Be A Hot Mess

Intel’s Never-Ending Spectre Saga Continues To Be A Hot Mess

It’s been nearly a month since The Register first revealed that every single major processor in devices is subject to a series of harrowing security vulnerabilities known as Spectre and Meltdown. And in light of news that Intel informed foreign interests of the vulnerabilities before the US government, and that…

Intel Is Trying To Fix The Biggest Problem With Its Spectre And Meltdown Patch

Intel Is Trying To Fix The Biggest Problem With Its Spectre And Meltdown Patch

Earlier this month Intel released a patch for Spectre and Meltdown, the devastating vulnerabilities affecting every modern Intel processor. The patch wound up causing another problem: it led some PCs to reboot unexpectedly. Now, Intel says it’s identified a fix for its fix, according to Intel executive Navin Shenoy.

A List To See If You’re Still Vulnerable To Meltdown And Spectre

A List To See If You’re Still Vulnerable To Meltdown And Spectre

Security researchers revealed disastrous flaws in processors manufactured by Intel and other companies this week. The vulnerabilities, which were discovered by Google’s Project Zero and nicknamed Meltdown and Spectre, can cause data to leak from kernel memory — which is really not ideal since the kernel is central to operating…