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Meltdown | Windows Phone Area

Intel’s security patches for Meltdown and Spectre available from the Microsoft Update Catalog

March 2, 2018 |

You can now install the Intel patch and protect your PC.

Microsoft released an update for Windows that fixed the Meltdown / Spectre security hole in January, but firmware updates from the chip makers were also required for a full … Read More

Emergency update released for Windows to disable the buggy Intel patch

January 30, 2018 |

Windows 10, 8.1 and 7 get updates to disable Spectre 2 security patch

Intel released in January firmware updates for its Broadwell and Haswell processors that should protect against the Spectre and Meltdown vulnerabilities. Unfortunately, the updates caused troubles for … Read More

Meltdown and Spectre vulnerabilities may delay the Surface Phone?

January 8, 2018 |

Flagship smartphones and laptops may be delayed.

Qualcomm recently confirmed that some of its processors, more specifically some of the ARM-based Snapdragon processors, are affected by Spectre and Meltdown – a chip security hole. A Qualcomm spokesman has confirmed for … Read More

CPU security flaws – Meltdown and Spectre: Everything you should know

January 5, 2018 |

Intel, AMD and ARM processors have design flaws

‘Chipgate’ quickly became a hot topic after security researchers published information about a design flaw affecting all modern processors from the past 20 years. Microsoft and other software/hardware makers said that new … Read More

Modern PC processors have a major design flaw, Microsoft rolls out an emergency fix

January 4, 2018 |

Kernel Memory Leak flaw affects processors from the last 10 years

Windows, Linux, MacOS, and other computer operating systems running on Intel or AMD chips could be exposed to a serious security threat as a major design flaw in the … Read More