Intel asked their users to wait for the patches of processor flawsGokul Saravanan (Author) Published Date : Jan 23, 2018 18:46 IST
Intel asked their worldwide users not to install any of the patches until they announce.
Fifteen days back, the media had reportedly announced the detection two major processor flaws of Intel. They named it as Spectre and Meltdown which are serious chip flaws that lead to the serious abuse of the PC by hackers. Following the leak out about the flaws, the US tech giant APPLE had confirmed that all its devices were under the risk of Spectre and Meltdown. Intel and APPLE had made an advisory press meet to its users not to install any APPS from unreliable sources until they resolve the issue.
The techies of Intel are gone under resolving the issue day and night. In the mean time they have started receiving complaints from its users about the unpredictable malfunctioning of their PC as they installed a patch from the Intel site last week. The Intel had replied them that they are severely working to resolve the issue and don't install any patches from online sites until they issue a new sets of patches.
In the mean time, Linus Torvalds of Linux Kernel who is well known for his open criticism, had declared the patches of Intel for the Spectre and meltdown are "Complete and Utter Garbage" in a public email chain conversation with an engineer at Amazon in UK. The open criticism of Torvalds had pushed the Intel to find the resolution as quickly as possible.
Intel asked their users to wait for the patches of processor flaws