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Beware: Meltdown/Spectre CPU Microcode Update Causes Reboots on All Intel Processors

Beware: Meltdown/Spectre CPU Microcode Update Causes Reboots on All Intel Processors

Recently, Intel released CPU microcode updates to mitigate the Meltdown and Spectre flaws. Later, it was discovered that the update was causing unexpected reboots on Broadwell and Haswell systems. Newer research from Intel shows that Ivy Bridge, Sandy Bridge, Skylake and Kaby Lake-based platforms are all affected by the bugged update and spontaneously reboot.