Intel announces hardware fixes for Spectre and Meltdown on upcoming chips
Thursday, 15 March 2018 When the Spectre and Meltdown bugs hit, it became clear that they wouldn't be fixed with a few quick patches — the problem runs deeper than that. Fortunately, Intel has had plenty of time to work on it, and new chips coming out later this year will include improvements at the hardware/architecture level that protect against the flaws. Well, two out of three, anyway.
Intel has announced it isn’t going to patch some of its older CPUs which are vulnerable to the Meltdown and Spectre flaws.The processors in question are niche, older models, but this is still a.. Source: Wochit -