Intel chips have a huge security flaw, and the fix will slow down Windows and Linux machines

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A design flaw has been discovered in Intel chips that will require major changes to be made to the Windows and Linux kernels. While patches are being worked on — and in the case of Windows Insiders, have already rolled out — users of both operating systems can expect to experience something of a performance hit. macOS machines running on Intel chips are also affected. Intel is — for the moment — remaining tight-lipped about the specifics of the flaw that has been unearthed, but it is believed to affected processors produced in the past decade. Developers are currently estimating…

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