A technology website, The Register, has reported that a bug in the Intel processing chip lets some software gain access to parts of a computer's memory that are set aside to protect things like passwords. All computers with Intel chips from the past 10 years appear to be affected.
A technology website, The Register, has reported that a bug in the Intel processing chip lets some software gain access to parts of a computer's memory that are set aside to protect things like passwords. All computers with Intel chips from the past 10 years appear to be affected. Laura Rauch AP / File
A technology website, The Register, has reported that a bug in the Intel processing chip lets some software gain access to parts of a computer's memory that are set aside to protect things like passwords. All computers with Intel chips from the past 10 years appear to be affected. Laura Rauch AP / File

Intel confronts potential `PR nightmare' with reported chip flaw

January 03, 2018 02:24 PM