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Red Hat dumps Spectre CPU patches that brick servers

"Enterprise Linux vendor Red Hat will no longer distribute microcode patches to mitigate against the Spectre processor flaw after bugs in the patches stopped user systems from booting up."

Intel Claims 90 Percent of Affected CPUs Have Live Patches Just as Rumors of New Attacks Arrive

"Today the security world is wondering whether a new pair of attacks that are allegedly based on work related to Meltdown and Spectre is on the horizon—or just a hoax taking advantage of CPU-exploit fears."

ARM’s CEO Simon Segars on Spectre/Meltdown, IoT security and more

"As for Spectre and Meltdown, Segars noted that the attacks have raised the awareness of how many microprocessors there are in the world today, though he also stressed that this attack exploits the features of high-performance chips — and only 5 percent of the chips that ARM’s licensees have sold in the past are susceptible to the attack."

Wall Street to grill Intel on chip security flaws

"Wall Street analysts will grill Intel Corp executives on how massive security flaws in its computer chips are impacting business when the company reports quarterly results on Thursday."

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