Microsoft Corp said on Tuesday it had suspended patches to guard against Meltdown and Spectre security threats for some computers running AMD chipsets after complaints by AMD customers that the software updates froze their machines. AMD shares have gained almost 20 per cent in the last week as investors speculated that the chipmaker could wrest market share from Intel, whose chips were most exposed to the security flaws.
"The Meltdown and Spectre vulnerabilities require adjustment to critical, low-level interfaces in affected operating systems", said Mark Nunnikhoven, vice president of cloud security at Trend Micro.
While the full extent of affected systems is not yet fully known, Cisco Systems has said it has identified 18 vulnerable products and is looking for problems in almost 30 other products, including switches and routers.
Su's comments arrive on the heels of news last week that three groups of researchers, including a group at Google (GOOG, GOOGL), discovered two major security flaws - dubbed Meltdown and Spectre - which hackers could potentially exploit to get their hands on users' private data.
ARM Holdings estimated that around 5 per cent of more than 120 billion chips its partners have shipped since 1991 was impacted by Spectre.
"NVIDIA has no reason to believe that the NVIDIA GPU Display Driver is vulnerable to this (third) variant", Nvidia said, referring to Meltdown.
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The total amount of shares outstanding is 4.69 billion, giving the company a market capitalization of about 204.49 billion. Private Advisor Group Ltd Company reported 0.61% of its portfolio in Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN ) for 300 shares.
"We also commit to working with the industry to share hardware innovations that will accelerate industry-level progress in dealing with side-channel attacks", said Intel CEO Brian Krzanich in an open letter to technology industry leaders.
Intel said a typical home and business PC user should not see significant slowdowns in common tasks such as reading email, writing a document or accessing digital photos.
If you have already downloaded the updates and are faced with a PC that doesn't boot, Microsoft also provides troubleshooting instructions for, and.
The tech titan has confirmed the Spectre/Meltdown vulnerability's existence late a year ago, admitting that its latest chips have security holes remote attackers could exploit.
For GPZ Variant 2, AMD says that while its architectures make it "difficult to exploit", it is still working with OS software developers and on issuing a microcode update. We expect this issue to be corrected shortly and Microsoft should resume updates for these older processors by next week. Apple is also planning an update for its computers and promises the slowdown will not be noticeable.
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The company's shares were given away at $7.77 per share worth to an income of some $265,004 on account of Donley Douglas E. Daiwa Securities Group Inc. boosted its position in shares of Rite Aid Corporation by 16.1% in the second quarter.
Lambert is the reigning ACM female vocalist of the year and is now supporting her lauded Weight of These Wings double album. The Jan. 28 telecast may be their next opportunity to collaborate, although nothing of that nature has been hinted at.
It is negative, as 39 investors sold EXAS shares while 81 reduced holdings. 44 funds opened positions while 77 raised stakes. First Allied Advisory Services Inc. increased its stake in shares of DTE Energy by 0.4% in the 2nd quarter. (NYSE:BRS).
A Lunenburg County man is dead after a two-car collision on Highway 103 near Upper Tantallon on Sunday afternoon. The other auto had two occupants, both of whom sustained serious, non-life-threatening injuries.
The Bears introduced Nagy on Tuesday, a day after he was hired as the team's 16th head coach to replace the fired John Fox. Nagy said he will call the plays and the offense will be his design, but Helfrich will obviously have plenty of influence.
Riehl was also never held for mental evaluation. "We were certainly approaching it from a welfare check standpoint", Samp said. Samp said his department notified Colorado law enforcement when they found out Riehl was living in a suburb near Denver.
The specialty retailer reported $0.72 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $0.68 by $0.04. British Columbia Inv Mgmt Corp holds 0.03% of its portfolio in Tractor Supply Company (NASDAQ:TSCO) for 54,560 shares.
Nothing is visible on the horizon, said Michael Montgomery, associate director of US economics at IHS Markit . Panelists attributed greater production to more favorable demand conditions and increased new order volumes.
Brookdale Senior Living Inc. (NYSE:BKD)
Third Security Llc decreased its stake in Intrexon Corp (XON) by 9.5% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Sterling Cap Mgmt Limited has invested 0.01% in Brookdale Senior Living Inc . (NYSE: BKD ) rating on Friday, November 6.
Corcept Therapeutics Incorporated (CORT)
The stock of Corcept Therapeutics Incorporated (NASDAQ:CORT) has "Buy" rating given on Wednesday, October 11 by Piper Jaffray. Consonance Capital Management Lp holds 8.29% of its portfolio in Corcept Therapeutics Incorporated for 3.88 million shares.
Johnson & Johnson (JNJ) Shares Sold by Montecito Bank & Trust
Harding Loevner LP purchased a new position in shares of Johnson & Johnson during the 2nd quarter worth approximately $106,000. Ltd. now owns 870 shares of the company's stock worth $115,000 after acquiring an additional 200 shares during the period.
Kerber keeps going ahead of Barty battle
Defending champion Mertens suffered a second-set blip against Watson, victor in 2015, but recovered to earn a 6-4 1-6 6-2 success. Medvedev is eyeing off his first career title after toppling veteran Italian Paulo Lorenzi 6-3, 6-3.