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Microsoft's new 'Pluton' security processor gets buy-in from Intel, AMD

by Sean Lyngaas • 2 years ago

It's an ambitious project inspired by the infamous Spectre and Meltdown flaws.

Microsoft banks on new silicon chips built by Intel, others to fend off firmware attacks

by Jeff Stone • 3 years ago

The timing of this effort roughly coincides with a similar plan at the U.S. National Security Agency.

What's worse? The AMD chip flaws or the disclosure process?

by Zaid Shoorbajee • 4 years ago

A small company is reporting major vulnerabilities in AMD chips, yet the disclosure itself has sent security researchers into a frenzy.

Congress wants answers on embargo of Spectre and Meltdown information

by Greg Otto • 4 years ago

Top Republicans on the House Committee on Energy and Commerce want to know why top tech companies sat on the chip flaws for more than six months.

Lawmaker calls on microchip makers for briefing after Spectre, Meltdown disclosures

by Michelai Graham • 4 years ago

Rep. Jerry McNerney has reached out to the CEOs of Intel, Arm Holdings, and Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. (AMD).

Intel rushes to deploy firmware updates for critical CPU bug by end of next week

by Patrick Howell O'Neill • 4 years ago

Intel promised to deploy a range of software and firmware updates by the end of next week for over 90 percent of processor products sold within the last five years.