Fix for Intel Chip Flaw May Slow Down PCs and Macs

Meltdown and Spectre Flaws

Recently, a major security flaw was found in in many modern processors and could seriously affect the data security on the computer, and Intel did a quick respond and released a new security updates which claims to protect the computer against the Intel chip flaw, but many people thing that it is not a good resolution and also slow down the computer.

About Meltdown and Spectre Flaws

Meltdown and Spectre Flaws are security bugs that discovered in many modern processors, and it could do a great harm and negative affection to the data, especially those private and important ones for the users, such as account information, passwords, and encryption keys, and additionally, affects chips from Intel and Arm as well.

Security updates released to fix the bug

In order to resolve this big issue, Intel release security updates, which claims to make PCs ‘immune’ to Meltdown and Spectre CPU bugs. However, after analyzing the problems and the patches, some people and medias come out and say that the fix could slow down PCs and Macs.


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