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Computer chip ‘flaw’ sparks security debate amid scramble for fix


Intel said it was working with AMD and ARM Holdings and with the makers of computer operating software “to develop an industry-wide approach to resolve this issue promptly and constructively.” — Reuters

Intel said it was working with AMD and ARM Holdings and with the makers of computer operating software “to develop an industry-wide approach to resolve this issue promptly and constructively.” — Reuters

WASHINGTON: A newly discovered vulnerability in computer chips raised concerns Jan 3 that hackers could access sensitive data on most modern systems, as technology firms sought to play down the security risks. 

Chip giant Intel issued a statement responding to a flurry of warnings surfacing after researchers discovered the security hole which could allow privately stored data in computers and networks to be leaked. 

   

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