Intel vows to stop Meltdown and Spectre by the end of January


Intel wasted no time during its keynote to address the Meltdown and Spectre bugs potentially threatening all its processors.

At CES 2018, Intel CEO Brian Krzanich used the opening moments to promise that the company would patch 90% of affected processors made in the past five years by the end of this week. From there, the following 10% of vulnerable processors will see fixes by the end of the month.

Krzanich also stated that Intel has found no evidence to suggest that either exploit has yet been used to uncover user data.

Intel is yet to put forth details on how and when it will distribute these fixes, but for now follow our guide on how to protect against the Meltdown and Spectre CPU security flaws.

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