Intel failed to disclose Meltdown and Spectre to government until flaws made public, Apple and others confirm
Thursday, 22 February 2018 Apple, Google parent Alphabet and Intel in letters to lawmakers on Thursday revealed a bit of background information concerning the recent airing of Meltdown and Spectre chip vulnerabilities, saying Intel notified U.S. cyber security officials of the flaws only after their existence was made public.
On Friday, Intel said that 32 class action lawsuits had been filed against the company in connection with the recently disclosed security flaws in its chips. The lawsuits claim that users were harmed by Intel’s “actions and/or omissions” related to the flaws, which could allow hackers to steal...
Intel says it has redesigned its 8th-generation Xeon and Core processors to address Spectre and Meltdown vulnerabilities. The design-level fixes are on top of... BGR India - TechnologyAlso reported by •Softpedia
Washington (AFP) March 15, 2018
Intel Corp. said Thursday new computer chips designed to address vulnerabilities disclosed earlier this year would be shipped... Energy Daily - ScienceAlso reported by •DNA •Fossbytes
Intel reportedly warned several tech firms of the Spectre and Meltdown flaws before telling the U.S. government. Several of the companies were based in China, and vulnerabilities may have been known to.. Source: Wochit Business -
On Friday, shareholders and customers filed 32 class action lawsuits against Intel in connection with recently-disclosed security flaws in the tech company's microchips. Most of the lawsuits claim.. Source: Wochit News -
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The $349 smart speaker goes on sale just as Apple previews iOS 11.3. Meanwhile, Intel stock sees no impact from the Spectre and Meltdown security flaws and problematic patches. Source: CNET - Affiliate -
Intel Corp blew past Wall Street expectations for the fourth quarter on the strength of data center sales. The company sees data center sales as key to its transformation from a PC supplier. The strong.. Source: Wochit Business -
Intel plans to release chips that have built-in protections against the Spectre and Meltdown attacks. The Spectre and Meltdown attacks exploit a feature called speculative execution that's present in.. Source: Wochit Tech -
Jan.25 -- Intel is readying its 4Q earnings report, the first since the Spectre and Meltdown chips flaws were revealed. Bloomberg's Cory Johnson looks at the company's response to the flaws and the.. Source: Bloomberg Technology -