Intel chief says chip flaw damage contained by industry

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Intel CEO's Stock Sale Called Unusual by Private Securities Specialists

- wsj.com
09 Jan 2018
The sale of Intel Corp. stock by Chief Executive Brian Krzanich while the company was handling concerns about security flaws in its chips was a highly unusual move that risked attracting regulatory scrutiny, according to lawyers and analysts who follow executive stock sales.

What you need to do because of flaws in computer chips

09 Jan 2018
Technology companies are rushing to fix two major flaws in popular computer chips. Businesses and consumers can protect against one of them if they keep software up-to-date with patches. The other? It's not so easy. Shown here is a laptop that uses Intel's chip technology. (AP Photo/John Locher, file)
- seattletimes.com

Fixes on the way for serious chip security flaws

- whdh.com
09 Jan 2018
While Meltdown is believed to primarily affect processors built by Intel, Spectre also affects many of the company's rivals. Flaws affecting the processor chips also endanger the PCs, internet browsers, cloud computing services and other technology that rely on them. Both bugs could be exploited through what's known as a side-channel attack that could extract passwords and ...

CEO Sold 11 Million In Shares Before Security Flaws Were Public

09 Jan 2018
Intel's stock took a hit upon the disclosure of the security flaws, dropping as much as eight percent since the bugs were made public Wednesday. However, the stock has remained around the price that Krzanich sold his stock for. On Thursday, Intel stock price sat at $44.43, just $0.12 per share less than the price for Krzanich's transactions.
- ibtimes.com

Security flaws in virtually all phone and computer chips 'one of the worst CPU bugs

- cbc.ca
09 Jan 2018
Speaking on CNBC, Intel's Krzanich said Google researchers told Intel of the flaws "a while ago" and that Intel had been testing fixes that device makers who use its chips will push out next week. Before the problems became public, Google on its blog said Intel and others planned to disclose the issues on Jan. 9.

Intel will fix Meltdown and Spectre flaws in all recent chips by the head of January

09 Jan 2018
The transfer to patch these processors ability that Intel obtained't be recalling its chips, which is factual for the firm. What's troubling is that CNBC reported high quality week that Krzanich sold off grand of his stake in Intel high quality 365 days, after the firm had already learned of predominant security flaws in its chips. Silent, patches are better than nothing, ...
- aimpak.com

About the computer chip security flaws

- business.financialpost.com
09 Jan 2018
Spectre is far more difficult for hackers to exploit. But it is even more pervasive, affecting Intel chips, microprocessors from the longtime Intel rival AMD and the many chips that use designs from the British company ARM. Your smartphone most likely contains an ARM chip.

Is back in stock

09 Jan 2018
If you've been waiting for the chance to pick up Intel's sweet little 6-core/6-thread chip at close to MSRP, Newegg currently has it in stock for $200 (limit one per customer). Amazon also has it in stock at a slightly higher price of $212 , or you can grab it from B for $210 , or from OutletPC for $210 .
- pcgamer.com

Intel will fix Meltdown and Spectre flaws in all recent chips this month

- elilogan.com
09 Jan 2018
On stage at CES 2018 in Las Vegas today, Intel CEO Brian Krzanich addressed one of the company's biggest snafus in a keynote, promising that the company will patch 90 percent of all Meltdown/Spectre affected processors made in the past five years by the end of this week, and the remaining 10 percent by the end of January. For those out of the loop, Meltdown and Spectre are ...

Intel CEO's stock sale could get SEC inquiry

09 Jan 2018
According to Ben Silverman of InsiderScore, Krzanich exercised options valued at more than $28 million and unloaded about 250,000 shares of restricted stock. This was a sea change from his previous sales from 2015 to 2017 that averaged between 35,000 and 79,000 shares, which he did under prior preplanned purchases. But in June last year -- months before Krzanich's latest ...
- cbsnews.com

Intel CEO's massive stock dump raises eyebrows

- money.cnn.com
09 Jan 2018
The funny thing is Intel (INTC ) seemed to be in the middle of a turnaround. The company had a wildly successful 2017. The stock soared 27% after a solid summer quarter. Analysts are bullish: More than half call Intel a "buy," and just one in eight holds a negative outlook for the stock.

Intel CEO sold millions in stock after company was informed of vulnerability, before disclosure

09 Jan 2018
However, the filing also notes that Krzanich adopted the plan just a month before the sales, on Oct. 30, 2017. According to researchers, Intel and other chip makers were informed June 1, 2017, about dual vulnerabilities named Meltdown and Spectre, one inherent in Intel chips and another baked into all CPUs.
- themoneystreet.com

Intel CEO sold all the stock he could after Intel learned of security bug

- arstechnica.com
09 Jan 2018
As a result of his stock sale, Krzanich received more than $39 million. Intel stock, as of today, is trading at roughly the same price as Krzanich sold stock at, so he did not yield any significant gain from selling before the vulnerability was announced. But the sale may still bring scrutiny from the Securities and Exchange Commission for a number of reasons.

How Much Better Are Aftermarket CPU Coolers Than Intel's Stock Coolers

09 Jan 2018
Our test CPU is Intel's Core i7-7700K, a popular model for gamers and general performance enthusiasts. With the widely-used LGA1151 socket, it's a good test option for this build, since a wide variety of aftermarket coolers are compatible with it. The 7700K is actually one of the few CPUs on the market that doesn't come with its own cooler in the box, but we bought two ...
- howtogeek.com
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