Meltdown Spectre Fix

Google on Thursday explained that fixing the severe security issues that affect computers of all sizes out there, with special emphasis on Intel-powered devices, won’t cause significant slowdowns.

Google’s revelations echo Intel’s own assessment of the matter, but they’re a lot more reassuring. Intel’s press release detailing the Meltdown and Spectre security issues seemed to minimize the security risks and performance degradations that users would see after software patches are deployed.

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Google has great news about fixing the Meltdown and Spectre chip flaws originally appeared on on Fri, 5 Jan 2018 at 07:45:20 EDT. Please see our terms for use of feeds.