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New Intel security flaws could slow some chips by nearly 20 per cent

Intel calls the newly discovered flaws “Microarchitectural Data Sampling,” or MDS for short.

15 May 2019 12:08 PM

Samsung Galaxy S7 smartphones said to be vulnerable to hacking

The Galaxy 7 and other smartphones were previously thought to be immune to a security vulnerability known as Meltdown.

10 Aug 2018 8:50 AM

10 signs your house is haunted, says paranormal investigator

According to new research, six in ten people believe in ghosts and 23 per cent of us think there is spooky goings on in our homes.

26 Jul 2018 4:32 PM

Microsoft, Google find fresh flaw in chips, but risk is low

A security flaw is affecting a broad swath of computing chips and is related to the Spectre and Meltdown chip flaws, emerged in January.

22 May 2018 9:53 AM

Intel did not tell US cyber officials about chip flaws until made public

The company did not tell the United States Computer Emergency Readiness Team (US-CERT), about Meltdown and Spectre until January 3rd.

23 Feb 2018 9:04 PM


Intel confirms being sued for $5 billion over Spectre and Meltdown

The company confirms being sued by the City of Providence with a demand of $5 billion in damages.

19 Feb 2018 6:45 PM

Microsoft issues update to disable Intel's buggy Spectre patch

Microsoft is rolling out an out-of-band update that specifically disables Intel’s Spectre variant 2 patches.

30 Jan 2018 3:46 PM

Chip security flaw was reported by Intel to Chinese companies

The company had not notified the US government about the security flaws.

29 Jan 2018 8:48 AM

Intel data center sales finally surge

Intel also saw strong growth in two small non-PC businesses that it hopes to expand in the future.

26 Jan 2018 10:28 AM

US lawmaker asks Intel to brief on chipset flaws

“I am looking to better understand the nature of these critical vulnerabilities, the danger they pose to consumers," asks US lawmaker.

17 Jan 2018 12:46 PM


Microsoft says security patches slowing down PCs, servers

Security researchers disclosed the flaws that affected nearly every computing device containing chips from Intel, AMD and ARM Holdings

12 Jan 2018 11:14 AM

CES 2018: Intel's CEO speaks about the recent security flaw in its chips

CEO addresses major security flaw that industry’s facing today – ‘Meltdown’ and ‘Spectre’.

09 Jan 2018 11:45 AM

When the chips are down

The good news is there is no bad news yet about hackers having exploited the processor flaws thus far.

07 Jan 2018 12:28 AM

Apple, researchers eye patches to solve Intel chip flaws

Google this week disclosed two major chip flaws - one called Meltdown affecting only Intel Corp chips and one called Spectre.

05 Jan 2018 7:43 PM

After Mexico quakes, Day of the Dead parade honours rescuers

700 performers prepared for months for the colourful afternoon procession along more than 7 km of the expansive Paseo de la Reforma.

29 Oct 2017 2:10 PM