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Controversial T&C clause found in Intel’s latest microcode update

Update (23/08/18): Intel has acknowledged the controversy, promising to change its terms and conditions once again. Intel has released a brand new set of speculative execution microcode updates, helping to mitigate the recently announced Foreshadow vulnerability alongside additional Spectre variants. It looks as though these patches are set to continue …

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Intel halts Spectre patch plans for some older CPUs

Since January, Intel has been working on mitigating the impact of the Spectre vulnerability by releasing microcode updates for past chips. Intel CPUs dating back an entire decade are prone to Spectre, so the company started at the top, and began working its way down towards older generations. Patches for …

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