Haunting which cannot be exorcised
Two security boffins have found details about the new Spectre-class vulnerabilities, – Spectre 1.1 and Spectre 1.2.
And maybe some ARM bugs too
German online magazine c't is reporting that as many eight new bugs in Intel microprocessors have been spotted.
Still jolly tricky
AMD has released patches for Meltdown and Spectre security holes alongside Microsoft's latest Windows 10 updates.
Need to know only US-CERT
Chipzilla is in hot water for forgetting to tell US cybersecurity officials about the Meltdown and Spectre chip security flaws until they leaked to the public.
Let's get scalable
Chip giant Intel said it has released its Xeon D-2100 microprocessor.
HR is the name of the game
A missive from the number two semiconductor company in the world has demonstrated how Intel (INTC) can shuffle the PR decks, a bit like an artificial croupier in the capital of the world, Las Vegas.
US spooks read about it in the tech press
Chipzilla warned specific customers, including Chinese tech firms, of the Spectre and Meltdown security flaws before notifying the US government.
Cloud expert says Spectre and Meltdown requires company effort for a long time
While Intel still is unable to get a patch out to fix Spectre and Meltdown, companies need to sort out their managing application performance, a cloud expert has warned.
Intel's Spectre and Meltdown patches make a mess of newer chips
Data centre computers with Intel's newer chips might reboot more often than normal because of problems with the patches issued to fix the so-called Spectre and Meltdown security flaws.
So much for saying that the second one was low risk
After days of saying that there was a "near zero" chance of its chips being hit by the two Spectre bugs, AMD has finally admitted it's vulnerable to both of them.