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Chrome Now Uses 10% More RAM to Mitigate Spectre Vulnerability with Site Isolation

Google Chrome is often criticised as a RAM hog and the problem is about to worsen. In an effort to mitigate any future security...

Intel Discloses Yet Another Spectre Vulnerability; Fix May Heavily Affect Performance

Just when we thought that we were past the myriad of Spectre and Meltdown CPU flaws, Intel (along with Google and Microsoft) has today...

Eight New Variants of Spectre CPU Vulnerability Discovered, Affect Intel and ARM CPUs

The Spectre and Meltdown CPU vulnerabilities hurt Intel's reputation like no other controversy has ever done. And even though the company eventually rolled out...
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AMD Releases CPU Patches for Spectre Variant 2 Vulnerability

Chipmaker AMD has released chipset-level microcode updates to the fend off Spectre variant 2 vulnerability which allows hackers to gain access to privileged information...

Intel Will Not Release Spectre Patches For Some Older CPUs

As part of its revised 'Microcode Revision Guidance' published yesterday, Intel has announced that it won't release any updates for a large number of...

Windows 7 Meltdown Patch Reportedly Creates Major Vulnerability

Microsoft started releasing its Spectre and Meltdown patches at the beginning of 2018 and the company was considerate enough to release patches for Windows...

8th-Gen Intel Xeon and Core Processors Redesigned to Fix Meltdown, Spectre Flaws

In response to the discovery of chipset-level vulnerabilities which allow hackers to seize control over system processes and affect nearly every chip manufactured in the...

Microsoft Expands Spectre and Meltdown Protection to Windows 7 and 8.1 PCs

Microsoft is still on the journey of patching the hardware-related Meltdown and Spectre vulnerabilities to make Windows systems more secure. The Redmond giant has...

Intel Didn’t Alert US Govt Officials till After Spectre, Meltdown Flaws Were Made Public

Meltdown and Spectre continue to haunt Intel and the trouble could get far worse for the company, after the most recent development. According to...

Intel Faces 35 Lawsuits Over Spectre and Meltdown Fiasco

It looks Intel will not have any respite from Spectre and Meltdown just yet. The two biggest vulnerabilities in CPUs will torment the chipmaker...
Microsoft Details the Impact of Spectre and Meltdown Patches on Performance

New CPU Exploits Based on Meltdown and Spectre Discovered

Chipset exploits - Meltdown and Spectre - have lately been a can of worms for product engineers and security researchers because of their wide scope,...

Intel Skylake PCs Finally Receive Stable Spectre and Meltdown Patch

The news of Spectre and Meltdown vulnerabilities which affected almost every device produced in the last 20 years took the whole tech world by storm....

Microsoft Pushes New Windows Update to Disable Intel’s Buggy Spectre Fix

The widespread Meltdown and Spectre security vulnerability discovered right at the very beginning of this year caused a massive uproar in the tech ecosystem....

Intel’s Next-Gen Chips to Feature Built-in Protection Against Spectre & Meltdown

Intel's updates to patch the Spectre and Meltdown vulnerabilities were chock full of bugs, so much so that the company itself asked users to...
Google Chrome 64 for Desktop Brings Auto-Muting, Spectre and Meltdown Patches, and More

Google Chrome 64 for Desktop Brings Auto-Muting, Spectre and Meltdown Patches, and More

The beta version of Google Chrome 64 was spotted the last month with highly-awaited features like auto-muting, HDR support on Windows, and an enhanced...

Linus Torvalds Blasts Intel’s ‘Garbage’ Meltdown, Spectre Patches

For tech geeks, software pros and FOSS proponents worldwide, Linus Torvalds is a bonafide celebrity who isn't afraid to speak his mind. His outspoken...
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Intel Asks Customers to Skip Buggy Update, and Await New Meltdown, Spectre Patches

The Meltdown and Spectre security vulnerabilities have managed to create quite a stir since they were first revealed by Google's Project Zero team and...

Meltdown, Spectre Patches Can Randomly Reboot Intel Current-Gen CPUs Too

Spectre and Meltdown are like the ghosts that keep on haunting. No quick exorcision for these - at least not for Intel. Every computing major...

Intel’s Bad Streak Gets Worse: Recent Security Woes Amplify AMD and Qualcomm Threat

When it rains, it pours. If anybody within Intel's management and investor circles didn't believe in the old adage before 2018, they certainly do...

Asus, MSI, Gigabyte Release BIOS Updates to Address Meltdown, Spectre

The past few weeks have witnessed the entire tech industry gauging the true extent of the damage inflicted by the recently discovered duo of...