Intel did not inform US before chip flaws were made public

Intel did not inform US before chip flaws were made public
 

Computer-chip-maker Intel did not inform US cyber-security officials about the Spectre and Meltdown security flaws before details leaked to the press, it has been revealed.
Letters sent by seven technology companies to US senators reveal that US authorities found out about the flaws only through the media.
Details were first leaked to technology news site The Register on 2 January.
The flaws were discovered by Google Project Zero's security researchers.
In response to questions posed by Republican congressman Greg Walden, who chairs the House Energy and Commerce Committee, Google owner... read more

 
26 February 2018 in Science &Technology, Views: 46
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