• AMD CEO: Security Flaws ‘A Wakeup Call' for Chip Makers

    10 days ago - By Fortune

    A new calendar year usually means an explosion of new products from technology companies of all kinds. Look no further than this week's CES, the annual consumer electronics industry trade show in Las Vegas, for evidence of that.
    But this time a year ago began with the worst kind of bang for semiconductor companies like Intel and AMD. Last January, security researchers disclosed two major security holes for chips found in phones, computers, and servers alike. The flaws, nicknamed Meltdown and Spectre , made it possible for hackers to steal personal information .
    It also put the industry on...
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