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Windows 10 exorcises Spectre
Published in News
Monday, 22 October 2018 12:28

Windows 10 exorcises Spectre


Uses Google's Retpoline Patch

Software king of the world Microsoft is including Google's mitigation for the Spectre Variant 2 speculative execution side-channel attack in the next release of Windows 10.

AMD pushes server upgrades
Published in Network
Thursday, 18 October 2018 10:20

AMD pushes server upgrades


Targeting owners of ancient kit

AMD is leaning on its channel to support its push in the server market as the firm looks to challenge for market share and rattle Intel's cage.

New Spectre 1.1 and Spectre 1.2 flaws found
Published in PC Hardware


Haunting which cannot be exorcised 

Two security boffins have found details about the new Spectre-class vulnerabilities,  –  Spectre 1.1 and Spectre 1.2.

More Intel bugs emerge
Published in News
Thursday, 03 May 2018 17:59

More Intel bugs emerge


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.

AMD plugs Meltdown and Spectre’s security holes
Published in News


Still jolly tricky

AMD has released patches for Meltdown and Spectre security holes alongside Microsoft's latest Windows 10 updates.

Intel failed to tell regulator about chip flaws
Published in PC Hardware


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.

Intel intros edgy Xeon
Published in News
Wednesday, 07 February 2018 16:02

Intel intros edgy Xeon


Let's get scalable

Chip giant Intel said it has released its Xeon D-2100 microprocessor.

Intel does the Harlem PR Shuffle
Published in News
Wednesday, 31 January 2018 23:18

Intel does the Harlem PR Shuffle


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.

Intel warned Chinese about Spectre and Meltdown before the Americans
Published in News


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.

Companies need to push application performance
Published in News


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.