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Intel trials microcode for browser-exploitable Spectre bug
May 22 2018 11:20AM
Eight more Spectre-style flaws found in Intel processors
Four rated as high severity.
May 4 2018 10:55AM
How a bad microcode fix could brick billions of chips
Researchers worry about mitigating hardware flaws.
Apr 18 2018 2:39PM
AMD, Microsoft patch 'variant two' Spectre chip flaw
Covers processors dating back to 2011.
Apr 11 2018 6:23AM
Intel won't patch Spectre flaw in some older chips
As mitigation work wraps up.
Apr 4 2018 8:52AM
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
Data centre storage performance hurt by Meltdown-Spectre patches
More work to do, Intel says.
Jan 18 2018 1:35PM
Google promises Spectre fix that won't slow PCs
Wants industry to adopt Retpoline.
Jan 15 2018 11:48AM
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