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Intel’s telling some customers to avoid its fix for the Spectre and Meltdown attacks — because of a big bug (INTC)

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  • Intel said Thursday one of its patches for the Spectre and Meltdown attacks can cause its processors to reboot when they’re not supposed to.
  • Intel is telling some big customers to “delay” installing the patches, the Wall Street Journal reported.

Intel is quietly telling some of its big customers to “delay” installing a fix it issued that was intended to address a major security vulnerability that became public last week, the Wall Street Journal reported.

The giant chipmaker is giving that advice because the recently issued software update can cause its latest processors to reboot when they’re not supposed to, something read more >>>

Source:: BusinessInsider.Com