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Intel Security Gaps Solved

A serious flaw has been found in computers that have Intel processors and other Intel compatible CPUs. The security bug can be exploited at any time by malware code designed to take advantage of the Meltdown and Spectre bugs. These bugs put your data and passwords in grave danger. Almost all data on your system passes through your processor at some point. In order to optimise the performance of your PC, data that will be required by your system in the future is loaded up before it is required. The Meltdown and Spectre exploits take advantage of this process and bugs in the design of the processor to seriously compromise your security. Intel and other hardware manufacturers are working tirelessly with Microsoft to come up with fixes to these problems. I’ll show you the steps you need to take to protect yourself in this article.

Category: Internet & Security, Issues
Issue: 2018 Issue 9 September
Operating Systems: 7, 8, 10
Article Reference: I510



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