> A fundamental design flaw in Intel's processor chips has forced a significant redesign of the Linux and Windows kernels to defang the chip-level security bug.
> Crucially, these updates to both Linux and Windows will incur a performance hit on Intel products. The effects are still being benchmarked, however we're looking at a ballpark figure of five to 30 per cent slow down.
> A spokesperson for Intel was not available for comment
Weren't they now.
@Fuego It is not clear to me what they are referencing. Their analysis seems fine-ish to me, based on available info. I mean, the bug is under embargo, AMD claims it's not affecting their CPUs... lying about that would be a really bad idea.
What are the misleading parts?