Intel is patching its Zombieload CPU security flaw for the third time

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For the third time in less than a year, Intel has disclosed a new set of vulnerabilities related to the speculative functionality of its processors. On Monday, the company said it will issue a software update "in the coming weeks" th…

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AMD says its chips are immune to crippling new vulnerabilities

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As if Spectre and Meltdown weren’t bad enough, researchers recently unveiled a quartet of new CPU flaws: Zombieload, RIDL & Fallout, and Store-to-Leak Forwarding, known as MDS vulnerabilities. They’re serious enough that Intel-powered PC owners n…

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Install updates now to address a vulnerability in most Intel CPUs

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In January 2018, a pair of security exploits dubbed Spectre and Meltdown showed how attackers could take advantage of commonly-implemented CPU technology to access data they shouldn’t have been able to. They were followed by a similar bug, Foreshadow…

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