Hardware fixes are by nature much slower and more difficult than software fixes. tcareob72/Thinkstock
05 January, 2018, 12:13
Intel continues to believe that the performance impact of these updates is highly workload-dependent and, for the average computer user, should not be significant and will be mitigated over time.
"Security researchers have recently uncovered security issues known by two names, Meltdown and Spectre", Apple said in its post.
So what should Apple users do?
But someone, somewhere, blew the lid and tech giants are scrambling because the fear is that now the secret is out in the open, hackers could move fast to exploit these weaknesses.
"In the coming days we plan to release mitigations in Safari to help defend against Spectre", the iPhone maker explained.
But it's still working on other fixes that users should look out for. Safari will also see an update and Apple stated its testing showed the mitigations did not severely impact performance with no "measurable reduction" in the performance as measured by the GeekBench 4 benchmark or common Web browsing benchmarks.
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All the connectivity options such as 4G LTE, VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth, GPS are present on the smartphone . The new Nokia 6 resembles the original Nokia 6 released previous year with the same solid design.
Two bugs - Meltdown and Spectre - have been identified which could now leak your sensitive data like passwords, photos, business documents to hackers thanks to "design flaws" in their manufacture.
Intel on Wednesday confirmed a report stating that its semiconductors contain a vulnerability based around a chip-processing technique called speculative execution. Data is supposed to be protected and isolated, but researchers discovered that in some cases, the information can be exposed while the processor queues it up.
According to the BBC, Meltdown affects laptops, desktop computers and internet servers with Intel chips.
Intel is focusing attention on chips that have been produced in the last five years - which is understandable to a degree.
"Check with your operating system vendor or system manufacturer and apply any available updates as soon as they are available", the company said.
The experts have advised users to keep their computers and smart devices up to date.
Cloud administrations possessed by Amazon, Microsoft, and Google itself have additionally been utilizing Project Zero's examination to make and issue patches for their servers, while numerous other littler cloud suppliers who had not been beforehand told about the defect are now scrambling to fix their machines.
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By adapting that software, Chow says Camera NX will allow users with an older phone to access the portrait mode. This version of Camera NX is based off of Google Camera 5.1.016, which is the same as the most recent v5.1.018.
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Bruce Arians tells Cardinals he is retiring
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Far-right German MP slammed for anti-Muslim tweet
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Reversing crude oil cycle is bad for India
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US service member killed in Nangarhar province
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