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Microsoft Reports on Surface Devices Vulnerable to Newly Reported Intel Flaws

Microsoft Reports on Surface Devices Vulnerable to Newly Reported Intel Flaws

Intel continues to take the hit, but the company is working hard to not have to recall a mass number of devices with its processor inside. Newly reported variants of of the Spectre flaw are working their way through the news affecting all Intel-based systems, but Microsoft is already warning  Surface users that a firmware update is coming to address the flaws.

Intel flaws:

CVE-2018-3639
CVE-2018-3640

Microsoft’s guidance: Surface Guidance to protect against speculative execution side-channel vulnerabilities


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