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Finally Nvidia Patches Drivers Against Meltdown And Spectre

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There are billions of devices out there.

The flaws are caused by "speculative execution", a technique used in most modern processors to optimize performance. This, however, requires access to protected kernel memory, which hackers can exploit through malicious programs.

Microsoft is working with AMD to resolve this issue and resume security updates shortly, the software giant said in a statement.

The WSJ quoted one unnamed Intel partner, who, like Theo de Raadt, the head of the OpenBSD project, expressed disquiet that the company was only informing some customers about the problems with the patches.

Lastly, the Intel CEO reaffirms the company's broader committment to user security, calling it an "ongoing priority, not a one-time event".

Apple confirmed that Spectre and Meltdown affects its Mac and iOS devices.

In addition to releasing its benchmark results for PCs, Intel said it plans to share initial data on its assessment of server platforms these next few days.

The contrasting responses have included a highly unusual suggestion from a Microsoft executive that some customers might be better off not even trying to secure their computers, if they felt the security gains were more than offset by performance losses.

While the technical details of how the flaws can be exploited are complicated, the consumer response should not be.

If you are an owner of insurance technology ecosystems and are wondering what to do, the answer is patch.

"The collaboration among so many companies to address this industry-wide issue across several different processor architectures has been truly remarkable". Discussing more timely matters, AMD says it has been working closely with OS providers to patch GPZ Variant 1 (Spectre) and OS and motherboard makers to patch GPZ Variant 2 (Spectre).

Some experts initially worried that fixes for the flaw could slow the performance of PCs and other devices and that the Spectre attack in particular would be extraordinarily difficult to defend against.

Google has notified that Android devices on the latest security patch are protected.

Updates were recently released for Windows 10 machines which will update automatically.



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