AMD issues Spectre security patch despite initially claiming ‘near zero risk’

Advanced Micro Devices Inc. released a firmware update Thursday for its processors to guard against the Spectre CPU exploit, confirming that its processors are at least somewhat vulnerable to the same flaws discovered in Intel Corp.’s processors. AMD Senior Vice President and Chief Technology Officer Mark Papermaster said the new update addresses the flaw that Google Project Zero, which […]

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