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Nvidia confirms its GPUs are 'immune' to Meltdown bug

Intel Cannon Lake CPUs Nvidia confirms its GPUs are 'immune' to Meltdown bug
Ramiro Mantilla | 13 Enero, 2018, 06:04

For example, a fix for Spectre led to issues turning on some computers with AMD chips, and a Meltdown patch for Microsoft Windows required changes from antivirus makers.

Intel's next statement, issued a day after the first, said that performance impact should be "initially higher", indicating a spike in performance and tapering down over time.

RTX2AMBTMicrosoft suspends the release of an update for the Meltdown and Spectre flaws on some computers.

Update related to the security of the operating system, and was to close a vulnerability Meltdown and the Specter.

Microsoft was one of the early technology companies to issue a patch.

By this time Intel has promised BIOS and firmware updates for 90 percent of Intel processors.

Shenoy said: "We are working quickly with these customers to understand, diagnose and address this reboot issue".

Microsoft gave a more pessimistic appraisal than Intel's initial assessments, particularly for servers that form the backbone of corporate networks. The vulnerabilities could allow for bad actors to have access to privileged data on a computer, even without the appropriate permissions. These can be found at the Intel.com website.

Simon Segars, the chief executive of chip designer ARM Holdings, described speculative execution as the equivalent of spinning a bunch of plates in the air, with the plates holding data. Intel is currently using its True VR platform in a variety of sporting venues like Major League Baseball, PGA Tour, NFL and the NBA. Some users of Chromebooks and Google Cloud services will need to install recently released updates. In order to facilitate the production of volumetric video for film production Intel has built the largest studio space yet, aptly cubed Intel Studios, in Los Angeles, which is designed for the production of and content. Krzanich deems this as "a new beginning to a new type of content production".

Almost everyone is at risk. "If the fix for x86 results in a dramatically decreased level of performance, that might increasingly push in favor of switching to ARM".

"If Intel doesn't step up and do something to make this right then we're going to have to punish them in the marketplace by not purchasing their products", said Stern, whose company relies exclusively on Intel processors. One potential complication is that the update could encounter problems with certain antivirus software packages.

Affected chipmakers and large technology companies including Alphabet Inc's Google say they have not seen any malicious hackers use Meltdown or Spectre in attacks, but the vulnerabilities affect most modern computing devices.

GPZ Variant 2 (Branch Target Injection or Spectre) is applicable to AMD processors.

While we believe that AMD's processor architectures make it difficult to exploit Variant 2, we continue to work closely with the industry on this threat.

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