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Intel asks some customers to delay security updates - WSJ


(Reuters) - Corp is asking some of it customers to hold off installing patches that address new flaws that affect nearly all of its processors as the patches have bugs of their own, The Journal reported on Thursday.

has identified three issues in updates released over the past week for "microcode," or firmware, the newspaper reported, citing a confidential document the company had shared with some customers that it had reviewed. (

The world's largest chipmaker confirmed earlier last week that the issues reported by researchers in the company's widely used microprocessors could allow hackers to steal sensitive information from computers, phones and other

(Reporting by and in Bengaluru, editing by G Crosse)

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First Published: Fri, January 12 2018. 06:06 IST