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Linux offers to ignore Meltdown and Spectre
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Monday, 04 February 2019 12:37

Linux offers to ignore Meltdown and Spectre


At the request of administrators

The Linux kernel will disable mitigations for the meltdown and spectre bugs.

Latest Spectre patches bring big performance hits to Linux 4.20 kernel
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From two to up to 35 percent in some tests

Spectre and Meltdown fixes have been slowly coming for most of this year, and according to results, the performance hit on Intel CPUs in the latest Linux 4.20 kernel can be over 30 percent.

AMD plugs Meltdown and Spectre’s security holes
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Still jolly tricky

AMD has released patches for Meltdown and Spectre security holes alongside Microsoft's latest Windows 10 updates.

Intel failed to tell regulator about chip flaws
Published in PC Hardware


Need to know only US-CERT

Chipzilla is in hot water for forgetting to tell US cybersecurity officials about the Meltdown and Spectre chip security flaws until they leaked to the public.

Intel intros edgy Xeon
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Wednesday, 07 February 2018 16:02

Intel intros edgy Xeon


Let's get scalable

Chip giant Intel said it has released its Xeon D-2100 microprocessor.

Intel warned Chinese about Spectre and Meltdown before the Americans
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US spooks read about it in the tech press


Chipzilla warned specific customers, including Chinese tech firms, of the Spectre and Meltdown security flaws before notifying the US government.

Companies need to push application performance
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Cloud expert says Spectre and Meltdown requires company effort for a long time

While Intel still is unable to get a patch out to fix Spectre and Meltdown, companies need to sort out their managing application performance, a cloud expert has warned.

Intel CEO talks about Spectres, meltdowns, drones and cars
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CES 2018 keynote

Intel CEO Brian Krzanich is not avoiding talking about the Spectre and Meltdown bugs. At his opening keynote at CES 2018 Krzanich tackled the issue from the start.

Intel rushes out "Spectre" and "Meltdown" updates
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Should have most things patched by next week


Intel has developed and is rapidly issuing updates for all types of Intel-based computer systems - including personal computers and servers - that render those systems immune to the"Spectre" and "Meltdown" threats.