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Researchers eye patches to solve Intel chip flaws By
13 January 2018, 01:49 | Brandon Parsons
Meltdown, Spectre chip flaws raise questions about hardware security
Microsoft has issued security patch for Windows 10 machines that automatically get downloaded to prevent any risk while Apple has confirmed that Meltdown flaw has been fixed with the macOS 10.13.2 update.
Don't panic. Here's what you should do. This means that apart from PCs, Spectre is present in smartphones as well. Meanwhile, studies have found that Spectre affects a large number of the Intel, ARM, and AMD processors that have been produced since the 1990s.
The U.S. government-funded Software Engineering Institute initially said vulnerable chips may eventually have to be replaced altogether.
Google, whose Project Zero was one of the discoverers of the problems, also said the fixes don't have to seriously slow down computers.
Google meanwhile updating its public cloud service to obviate the Spectre and Meltdown vulnerability told the publication, "We used our VM Live Migration technology to perform the updates with no user impact, no forced maintenance windows and no required restarts". Apple said late Thursday that all of its devices are affected, but it's already made fixes to help defend against Meltdown in laptops and phones and soon plans to release mitigations in the Safari browser to help defend against Spectre. By Intel's measure, more than 90% of devices running on Intel hardware will be immune to the flaws by the end of next week.
The bugs also affect cloud-computing services powering much of the internet.
Companies like Apple, Microsoft, Google and Amazon are working on updates to mitigate the flaws. Let us know in the comments section below.
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"Intel will continue to work with its partners and others to address these issues, and Intel appreciates their support and assistance", the release added.
Many attendees will be wondering how the new products on display will be affected, and marketing materials detailing speed increases will likely have to be revised. One of the concerns is that the updates may slow performance but Krzanich has denied this. The worldwide community of coders that oversees the open-source Linuxoperating system, which runs about 30% of computer servers worldwide, has already posted a patch for that operating system. A spokesperson said Krzanich's sale was "unrelated".
Financial services firms were studying information on the vulnerabilities to determine how to best respond, said the Financial Services Information Sharing and Analysis Center, a global industry group known as FS-ISAC that shares data on cyber threats. "People will feel many of their mobile devices taking a performance hit".
"The effort to mount this attack is quite significant", Chamarty said.
But the downside is that there isn't really a permanent solution at the moment, meaning hackers could have plenty of time to figure out a way in. Yet it could be a while before the issues are completely resolved over the world. Unfortunately, this involves reducing the overall performance of the operating system.
"It seems to be a cost of the way processors are now designed, there's no true solution now in sight", he said.
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