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Intel hit with 32 lawsuits over Spectre, Meltdown

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Google promises Spectre fix that won't slow PCs

Wants industry to adopt Retpoline.
Jan 15 2018 11:48AM
Intel releases Meltdown microcodes for thousands of processors

Intel releases Meltdown microcodes for thousands of processors

Linux users can apply errata patches from the operating system.
Jan 12 2018 6:24AM
Meltdown and Spectre patch stops Ubuntu computers from booting

Meltdown and Spectre patch stops Ubuntu computers from booting

Users report issues.
Jan 11 2018 6:47AM
Meltdown and Spectre fix will slow down machines

Meltdown and Spectre fix will slow down machines

Benchmark tests from Intel, Red Hat and Microsoft.
Jan 10 2018 7:01AM
Microsoft's Spectre fix bricks PCs with older AMD CPUs

Microsoft's Spectre fix bricks PCs with older AMD CPUs

Athlons and Semprons affected.
Jan 9 2018 6:35AM
Govt-certified clouds face questions on chip flaws

Govt-certified clouds face questions on chip flaws

Meltdown and Spectre cause local concern.
Jan 8 2018 6:47AM
Intel faces fallout after chip security flaw disclosed

Intel faces fallout after chip security flaw disclosed

On the hook for compensation.
Jan 5 2018 9:36AM

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