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Intel admits security flaw in chips, says working with rivals to fix it

Intel said the problem was broader than its chips alone and that it was working with Advanced Micro Devices Inc, ARM Holdings and others to fix the problem.

Reuters  |  frankfurt 

Intel Corp on Wednesday acknowledged a report that a design flaw in its chips could let hackers steal data but said that it was working on a solution that would not significantly slow computers. On Tuesday, tech publication The Register reported the flaw in Intel microprocessors required updates to computer operating systems, adding that the fix causes the chips to operate more slowly. Intel said the problem was broader than its chips alone and that it was working with Advanced Micro Devices Inc , ARM Holdings and others to fix the problem. Intel also denied that the patches ...

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First Published: Thu, January 04 2018. 12:41 IST
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