Intel Plans To Release Chips With Meltdown and Spectre Fix

The world’s top chip maker, Intel, is working around the clock to release a chip that will have a built-in fix for meltdown and spectre issues. Earlier this year, cyber security researchers found a hardware issue in Intel’s chips that could be targeted for meltdown and spectre attacks.

On Wed, Intel’s CEO Brian Krzanich told press before the company’s quarterly report that Intel plans to release a new chip that will have built-in protections against the Spectre and Meltdown. The chip is expected to be released later this year.

Cyber security is one of the major concerns for CEOs and CIOs and the cyber-attacks are excepted to grow in coming years. While most of the cyber-attacks are targeted via websites and emails, this is first of its kind where a hardware “chip” could be targeted by attackers.

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