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Aussie security researcher helps uncover latest Intel flaws
Follows work on Spectre, Meltdown.
May 16 2019 7:25AM
eBay Classifieds Group reboots 80K cores to patch Meltdown-Spectre
Gumtree Australia's owner describes mitigation on its private cloud.
Dec 12 2018 7:03AM
Intel releases first Meltdown-and-Spectre-proof CPUs
Not all variants nobbled.
Oct 9 2018 12:12PM
Ticketek blames load balancing mishap for AFL meltdown
Let’s try that again.
Aug 28 2018 10:57PM
Google debates re-engineering Chrome in wake of Spectre
Focuses on Site Isolation to mitigate against attacks.
May 31 2018 5:01PM
Intel trials microcode for browser-exploitable Spectre bug
May 22 2018 11:20AM
How a bad microcode fix could brick billions of chips
Researchers worry about mitigating hardware flaws.
Apr 18 2018 2:39PM
Intel rearchitects new CPUs in wake of Spectre flaw
Mar 16 2018 8:34AM
Microsoft offers bug bounties for Spectre, Meltdown flaws
But only for nine months.
Mar 15 2018 1:09PM
Intel releases Spectre fix for Broadwell, Haswell chips
Sandy Bridge, Ivy Bridge microcode updates still in testing.
Feb 28 2018 3:58PM
Intel kept US infosec officials in the dark about chip flaws
Until after Meltdown and Spectre were made public.
Feb 23 2018 11:53AM
Intel ships Spectre fix for newer chips
But nothing for Broadwell and Haswell yet.
Feb 22 2018 8:36AM
Intel hit with 32 lawsuits over Spectre, Meltdown
Mostly customer class actions.
Feb 19 2018 6:12AM
Intel offers bounties for Meltdown, Spectre bug hunters
Up to US$250,000 for side-channel flaws.
Feb 15 2018 7:45AM
Microsoft tries again with Spectre fix for Windows
Also patches Adobe Flash zero-day.
Feb 14 2018 8:45AM
Intel releases Spectre fix for Skylake CPUs only
Promises versions for other processors.
Feb 9 2018 6:40AM
Microsoft issues patch to disable Spectre fix
Buggy microcode causes data loss and corruption.
Jan 29 2018 8:50AM
Apple releases Meltdown patches for macOS Sierra, OS X El Capitan
As other vendors back off Spectre fixes.
Jan 24 2018 8:00AM
Intel promises fixed Spectre patch to stop PCs rebooting
As Torvalds declares patches "complete garbage".
Jan 23 2018 6:35AM
Red Hat dumps Spectre CPU patches that brick servers
Users advised to contact their hardware vendors.
Jan 22 2018 9:00AM
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