Samsung announces '10nm-class' LPDDR5
Aims at smartphones, AI.
Commissioned by AMD, naturally.
Partners with suppliers for 1GW of energy.
Pays out $100K in bounties.
Only took it three years, too.
Rates as a medium severity flaw, though.
Previous patches provide some protection.
Loose screw to blame.
Company is 'monitoring' the situation.
Drops protection for Spectre Variant 2.
While warning investors the storm isn't over.
Not restricted to older parts.
Haswell, Broadwell confirmed affected.
No word on protections for older parts.
Suspends delivery for now.
Patches begin rolling out to end users.
Lenovo, Acer, Toshiba laptops affected.
Claims it's not a serious issue.
Disable now then check for UEFI updates.
Free thermal pads, new fan profile.
Gave Microsoft just one week's warning.
'Confident' it has squashed the bug.
Spotted last year, but never patched.
Like giving away all your passwords.
Promises fixes in the 'short term.'
All fixed now, thankfully.
Decades-old vulnerability discovered.
Flaw reported to Microsoft in 1997...