May 16

The new security flaw affects all Intel chips released after 2011

The new security flaw affects all Intel chips released after 2011

Security researchers have just discovered a series of new security flaws present in Intel processors. Last year, two of them, called Meltdown and Specter, were discovered inside the Intel processor chips. These errors exploited a flaw in the speculative execution of the processors to filter confidential data. Speculative execution is a technique that processors use to predict what a particular program or software will request from Continue reading