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Intel Says, Stop Deploying Current Spectre Patch

     
11:18 am on Jan 23, 2018 (gmt 0)

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Intel has taken a an unusual step in telling users to stop deploying a buggy patch for Spectre, as the patch is causing reboot problems.
Now it's been identified, Intel casme out with this advice, and is now testing a new solution.

[newsroom.intel.com...]

Earlier CPU Vulnerabilities Named Meltdown and Spectre [webmasterworld.com]
4:07 pm on Jan 23, 2018 (gmt 0)

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That's a win for procrastinators.
4:17 pm on Jan 23, 2018 (gmt 0)

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Hang on a moment..... ;)
5:17 pm on Jan 23, 2018 (gmt 0)

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Digital Ocean hasn't patched it yet. I'm done with it, and moving to Google Cloud right now.
7:23 am on Jan 25, 2018 (gmt 0)

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Could be a coincidence, but I've noticed my Windows PC has gotten quite a bit slower over the past couple of days.
7:38 am on Jan 25, 2018 (gmt 0)

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@Robzilla Same, gaming has got worse.
8:16 am on Jan 25, 2018 (gmt 0)

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What a trainwreck Intel has been the last couple months.