Microsoft has released new patches to resolve security vulnerabilities in Intel CPUs. The updates are now available for number of supported Windows 10 versions.
Tag: CPU microcode
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.