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New 'CacheOut' attack leaks data from CPUs, VMs and hardware enclaves
Intel drops processor microcode fixes again.
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Aussie security researcher helps uncover latest Intel flaws
Follows work on Spectre, Meltdown.
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eBay Classifieds Group reboots 80K cores to patch Meltdown-Spectre
Gumtree Australia's owner describes mitigation on its private cloud.
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Intel releases first Meltdown-and-Spectre-proof CPUs
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Ticketek blames load balancing mishap for AFL meltdown
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Google debates re-engineering Chrome in wake of Spectre
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Intel trials microcode for browser-exploitable Spectre bug
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Researchers worry about mitigating hardware flaws.
Apr 18 2018 2:39PM
Intel rearchitects new CPUs in wake of Spectre flaw
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Microsoft offers bug bounties for Spectre, Meltdown flaws
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Intel releases Spectre fix for Broadwell, Haswell chips
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Intel kept US infosec officials in the dark about chip flaws
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Intel ships Spectre fix for newer chips
But nothing for Broadwell and Haswell yet.
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Intel hit with 32 lawsuits over Spectre, Meltdown
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Intel offers bounties for Meltdown, Spectre bug hunters
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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".
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