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Microsoft Delivers Intel Microcode Updates for Windows 10 Variants

Microsoft Delivers Intel Microcode Updates for Windows 10 Variants
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Microsoft has now made available updates to Windows 10 to help further mitigate security issues with Intel processors.

Here’s what’s available:

MDS is a sub-class of previously disclosed speculative execution side channel vulnerabilities and is comprised of four related techniques. Under certain conditions, MDS provides a program the potential means to read data that program otherwise would not be able to see. MDS techniques are based on a sampling of data leaked from small structures within the CPU using a locally executed speculative execution side channel.

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