Microsoft is releasing another out of band emergency patch to Windows users. This time, the update is not to fix anything, but to actually remove the buggy Intel fix for the Spectre variant 2 chip
Jan 29, 2018 · Microsoft has been forced to issue a second out-of-band security update this month, to deal with the issues around Intel’s Spectre firmware updates.
Microsoft issued an emergency security update on Saturday, second in this month, to mitigate the effects of Intel’s fix for the Spectre Variant 2 attack.
Jan 30, 2018 · Microsoft issued an emergency security update on Monday to plug Intel Corp’s buggy Spectre firmware patch after the chipmaker’s fix caused computers to reboot more often than normal.
Jan 28, 2018 · As Intel warns against installing its latest Spectre patch, Microsoft issues a new patch to remove the older one—along with the ability to toggle protections on and off.
Detailed at this link, Microsoft’s patch KB4078130 will disable Intel’s mitigation against Spectre variant 2. The fix works on computers running Windows 7, Windows 8, and Windows 10.
Video: Meltdown-Spectre: A reminder to the IT industry that security is a mirage. Microsoft has released an emergency Windows update to disable Intel’s troublesome microcode fix for the Spectre
Microsoft has rolled out an emergency Windows update to kill off Intel’s aggravating microcode fix for the Spectre Variant 2 strain. Microsoft has also discovered that Intel’s fix triggered data
Microsoft Issues Emergency Patch to Disable Intel’s Broken Spectre Fix Affected Windows systems can also be set to «disable» or «enable» the Intel microcode update for Spectre attacks.
The fallout of the Spectre CPU vulnerability continues, with Microsoft hastily releasing an emergency patch to halt a faulty patch released by Intel.
Microsoft has sprung into action with an emergency Windows update which deals with issues caused by Intel’s Meltdown and Spectre firmware patches.
(Reuters) – Microsoft Corp issued an emergency security update on Monday to plug Intel Corp’s buggy Spectre firmware patch after the chipmaker’s fix caused computers to reboot more often than normal.
Jan 03, 2018 · Sources familiar with Microsoft’s plans tell The Verge that the company will issue a Windows update that will be automatically applied to Windows 10 machines at 5PM ET / 2PM PT today.
Microsoft Issues Emergency Update to Plug Intel’s Faulty Spectre Patch Microsoft released another update to disable Intel’s faulty Spectre patch. The out-of-band update will prevent unexpected reboots and data corruption.