As we will remember, the processors ofIntelthey have been immersed in the politics ofMeltdown and Specter, two security flaws present in the processors of the brand, which affect all the processors that have been launched by the company from 2013 until today, so the appearance of the CEO of IntelBrian Krzanich.
The first security measure implemented to patch these two problems means a noticeable loss of performance mainly for data centers or the cloud, directly affecting large companies such asGoogle, Amazon or Microsoft, which saw how their teams lose up to35% yieldby installing the update that solves the two problems.
This problem represents a global scale, and because of this the Intel CEO dedicatedjust two minutesto talk about these vulnerabilities in one of the most important technological events in the world, theConsumer Electronics Show (CES) 2018 and some of his statements were the following:
Our main objective has been to keep our customers safe. We have not received any information that these exploits have been used to obtain customer data
On the other hand, it has been announced that Intel has been working to solve the problems, indicating that its affected processors will have their relevant updates beforeJanuary 13th and the rest of the unpatched processors willend of the month.
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