Intel: Meltdown and Spectre bugs also affect Ivy Bridge, Sandy Bridge, Skylake and Kaby Lake systems

Full Article : BetaNews – In an update following the Meltdown and Spectre revelations, Intel has admitted that the problems also affect newer chips. The company had previously focused its attention — and that … Read more

Microsoft releases confusing patches for AMD systems bricked by Meltdown and Spectre fixes

Full Article : BetaNews – While the notorious Meltdown and Spectre chip bugs are still yet to pose a real threat in their own right, it’s rather a different story when it comes to … Read more

Meltdown and Spectre: very few enterprise mobile devices are patched, and many will never be

Full Article : BetaNews –   The Meltdown and Spectre bugs have been in the headlines for a couple of weeks now, but it seems the patches are not being installed on handsets. Analysis … Read more

Malwarebytes warns that fake Meltdown and Spectre patches are being used to spread Smoke Loader malware

Full Article : BetaNews – News of the Meltdown and Spectre processor bugs quickly spread around the world, as companies and individuals tried to protect their systems. But in addition to concerns about the … Read more

Intel promises transparency as Meltdown patch causes reboot problems with Broadwell and Haswell chips

Full Article : BetaNews – Intel CEO Brian Krzanich has written an open letter to the technology community addressing the fallout from the Meltdown and Spectre vulnerability revelations. In it he promises transparency from … Read more

Microsoft and Intel reveal just how much Meltdown and Spectre patches slow PCs

Full Article : BetaNews – The Meltdown and Spectre revelations have people around the world concerned about privacy, but there has also been great speculation about the reduction in performance that patches might bring. … Read more

How to Check If Your Windows System Is Protected from Meltdown and Spectre

Full Article : Make Tech Easier – Microsoft has already released emergency updates to patch the Meltdown and Spectre bugs. However, considering the complexity of the bugs and due to some anti-virus software, your Windows … Read more

How To Check For Meltdown And Spectre Vulnerabilities And Patch Them In Linux

Full Article : OSTechNix – Earlier this week, a team of researchers at Google’s Project Zero have discovered about Meltdown and Spectre vulnerabilities that affected many modern processors, including certain processors by Intel, AMD and … Read more

Microsoft pausing the rollout of Spectre and Meltdown patches to AMD systems

Full Article : BetaNews – Following reports that its Spectre and Meltdown fixes were leaving some AMD systems unbootable, Microsoft has stopped the patches from rolling out to certain devices. The company is blaming … Read more

Apple releases iOS 11.2.2 and macOS High Sierra 10.13.2 to protect against Spectre vulnerability

Full Article : BetaNews – Following the Meltdown and Spectre revelations, let’s just say that 2018 is off to a bad start for many tech companies. Apple is among the biggest players affected by … Read more

Warning: Microsoft’s Meltdown and Spectre patch is bricking some AMD PCs

Full Article : BetaNews – As if the Meltdown and Spectre bug affecting millions of processors was not bad enough, the patches designed to mitigate the problems are introducing issues of their own. Perhaps … Read more

Google answers your questions about Meltdown and Spectre vulnerabilities

Full Article : BetaNews – The revelations about the Spectre and Meltdown vulnerabilities affecting millions of processors around the world has raised a huge number of questions for many people. While businesses and large … Read more

Microsoft releases PowerShell script to check if your PC is vulnerable to Meltdown and Spectre

Full Article : BetaNews – In the wake of the Meltdown and Spectre chip bug revelations, people around the world are wondering whether or not they are affected. Bearing in mind the number of … Read more

Microsoft’s emergency Windows Meltdown patch may be incompatible with your PC

Full Article : BetaNews – As you’ll have read, two massive security bugs affecting millions of Intel, AMD and ARM processors have been uncovered. Codenamed Meltdown and Spectre, these are serious vulnerabilities, but the … Read more

Meltdown and Spectre vulnerabilities bring the computing apocalypse, and yes, you are screwed

Full Article : BetaNews – Earlier today, we reported on some shocking news — there is a serious vulnerability that affects Intel processors. To make matters worse, patching that vulnerability — now known as … Read more