Intel promises hardware fixes for Meltdown-Spectre vulnerabilities, but only for new chips

Intel Meltdown Spectre Fix

Intel on Thursday reported its financial results for Q4 2017, posting great numbers for the period: $17.1 billion in revenue, or an increase of 8%. The Meltdown-Spectre security issue hasn’t even dented Intel’s earnings yet, as it was only unveiled a few weeks ago.

The Meltdown-Spectre subject came up from the get-go as Intel CEO Brian Krzanich started the call with a statement about Intel’s commitment to security.

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Intel promises hardware fixes for Meltdown-Spectre vulnerabilities, but only for new chips originally appeared on BGR.com on Fri, 26 Jan 2018 at 06:50:41 EDT. Please see our terms for use of feeds.

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