Meltdown

Intel ‘Zombieload’ Fix Prompts Processor Slowdown Fears

Meltdown and Spectre flashback? Researchers warn of data centre processor slowdown from Zombieload fix

3 years ago

Intel ‘Spoiler’ Chip Flaw Uncovered By Researchers

Return of the Spectre scare? Spoiler flaw could allow attacker to exploit how a PC's memory works

3 years ago

Samsung S7 Smartphones Vulnerable To Meltdown Exploit

Researchers warn that Samsung smartphones are vulnerable due to the Meltdown flaw with Intel chips

3 years ago

AMD And Microsoft Release Spectre Fixes

The latest patches include operating system and processor microcode updates to protect users from Spectre Variant 2

4 years ago

New Intel Chips To Fix Meltdown, Spectre Flaws

Hardware changes in chips shipping later this year aim to replace performance-draining software patches

4 years ago

Intel Ships Revised Spectre Patches

Chip giant rolls out revised Spectre patches, after initial fix proved worse than the bug it was supposed to repair

4 years ago

Microsoft, Malwarebytes Spectre Fixes Contrast With Intel’s Efforts

ANALYSIS: Updates from two vendors caused problems this month , but the difference in how they were handled was remarkable

4 years ago

Microsoft Disables Intel’s Spectre Patch

Microsoft issues emergency update to disable Intel’s Spectre 2 patch, amid reports of data loss caused by reboots

4 years ago

Torvalds Releases Linux 4.15 With Improved Meltdown, Spectre Patches

CPU security issues required the longest Linux kernel development cycle since 2011, as Linus Torvalds releases Linux 4.15

4 years ago

Intel: Stop Installing Meltdown & Spectre Patches Now

Intel says it is working on new Meltdown and Spectre patches that should solve ongoing problems

4 years ago

Apple Faces Meltdown & Spectre Class Action Lawsuit

Class action lawsuit alleges that Apple hasn't done enough to secure its products, which are not fit for purpose as…

4 years ago

Intel Confirms Newer Chips Impacted By Spectre, Meltdown Patches

Chip giant admits patches will cause reboot problems for newer chips and clarifies likely performance impact

4 years ago

Oracle Issues Patches For Spectre & Meltdown Flaws

More patching for system administrators as Oracle releases 237 fixes to counter Spectre, Meltdown flaws

4 years ago

Fake Meltdown & Spectre Websites Target Users With Fake Patches

Meltdown and Spectre patch issues continue with scammers now getting in on the act

4 years ago

Questions Arise About Effectiveness of Meltdown, Spectre Fixes, Advice

ANALYSIS: Confusing array of CPU and OS patches raise the question of whether side effects caused worse thanthreats posed by…

4 years ago

Nvidia Updates Software But Denies Impact From Meltdown & Spectre

CEO claims that Nvidia GPUs are immune to the flaws currently blighting CPUs from Intel, ARM and AMD

4 years ago

Patch Tuesday: Meltdown, Spectre Fixes Could Impact AV Systems

January's Patch Tuesday carries warnings for Meltdown & Spectre

4 years ago

Microsoft Warns Meltdown & Spectre Chip Fixes Will Slow PCs

'Significant' impact on some PCs and servers if the fixes to Meltdown, Spectre are applied, warns Redmond

4 years ago

CES 2018: Intel CEO Promises Meltdown & Spectre Fixes Within A Week

Intel CEO Brian Krzanich tells CES that he is grateful for industry cooperation and will release fixes soon as Apple…

4 years ago

How To Protect Your Computers From Spectre, Meltdown Vulnerabilities

ANALYSIS: For some users protecting your systems against Spectre and Meltdown will be straightforward, but for others more complicated

4 years ago

Meltdown & Spectre: Intel Faces Class-Action Lawsuits

Intel faces legal action over industry-wide chip vulnerabilities

4 years ago

Meltdown & Spectre: AWS, Azure & GCP Take Measures To Protect Cloud Customers

Public cloud vendors work to protect users from industry-wide Meltdown and Spectre chip vulnerabilities

4 years ago