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