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So if you can’t read the article, the microcode updates have flaws, and Intel is now telling big companies not to apply them.


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    In a confidential document shared with some customers Wednesday and reviewed by The Wall Street Journal, Intel said it identified three issues in updates released over the past week for “microcode,” or firmware—software that is installed directly on the processor. The updates are separate from patches produced by operating system companies such as Microsoft Corp.

    Intel advises customers to “delay additional deployments of these microcode updates,” the company said in a technical advisory. “Intel will provide frequent updates.”

    They had more than 7 months to figure it out…