Chips and processor hardware

  • January 25, 2018 25 Jan'18

    Hours lost on patching Meltdown and Spectre flaw

    IT administrators have already lost hours installing the processor patch from Intel, which causes PCs to lock up and systems to crash and slow down

  • January 23, 2018 23 Jan'18

    Intel recalls botched Spectre fix

    The inventor of Linux, Linus Torvalds, vents his frustration and suggests Intel has no plans to fix Spectre flaw

  • January 18, 2018 18 Jan'18

    Meltdown and Spectre: to patch or not to patch

    As IT recoils from the Spectre and Meltdown chip exploits, companies face patches that are incompatible, leading to crashes, reduced performance and lock-ups

  • January 12, 2018 12 Jan'18

    Intel makes security-first pledge

    As it scrambles to deal with the Meltdown and Spectre processor exploits, Intel has made a series of security commitments

  • January 12, 2018 12 Jan'18

    F-Secure highlights another critical Intel security issue

    As Intel scrambles to issue security updates to address the Meltdown and Spectre exploits, researchers have highlighted another, unrelated, critical security issue that could affect millions of corporate laptops