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A Congressman has new questions for chipmakers about Meltdown and Spectre response

"The two vulnerabilities are “glaring warning signs that we must take cybersecurity more seriously,” McNerney argues in the letter. “Should the vulnerabilities be exploited, the effects on consumers’ privacy and our nation’s economy and security would be absolutely devastating."

https://www.theverge.com/2018/1/16/16898094/meltdown-spectre-vulnerability-letter-congress-intel-amd-arm

Patch for Spectre, Meltdown causing problems in older chips

"Virtually all computer and mobile chips were affected by the Spectre flaw, and software makers, device manufacturers, and chipmakers themselves are working to secure consumers. But fixes are not happening smoothly."

http://money.cnn.com/2018/01/12/technology/intel-chip-bugs-vulnerability/index.html

Cyber Attacks Continue to Succeed

"Spectre and Meltdown demonstrate weaknesses in current hardware cybersecurity that will force a huge paradigm shift within the semiconductor industry."

https://www.eetimes.com/author.asp?section_id=36&doc_id=1332843

Critical Intel AMT Flaw Lets Attackers Hack Laptops in Mere Seconds

"In its official statement released on Friday, 12th January regarding the newly identified hardware flaw, F-Secure stated that it allows hackers to remotely access corporate laptops."

https://www.hackread.com/critical-intel-amt-flaw-lets-attackers-hack-laptops-mere-seconds/

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