Intel Faces ‘Downfall’ Bug Lawsuit, Seeking $10K Per Plaintiff

November 10, 2023 at 05:15PM A class-action complaint has been filed against Intel alleging that the chip giant knew about data-leaking bugs in its CPUs years before releasing any fixes. The complaint argues that Intel’s negligence could have significant implications for the technology industry. However, determining legal liability may be complicated. The recently discovered Downfall … Read more

Intel Sued Over ‘Downfall’ CPU Vulnerability 

November 10, 2023 at 09:36AM A class action lawsuit has been filed against Intel over its handling of speculative execution vulnerabilities, specifically the “Downfall” attack. Plaintiffs claim that Intel CPUs are defective, leaving them vulnerable to cyberattacks or with significantly slower performance due to vulnerability fixes. The complaint accuses Intel of selling flawed CPUs despite … Read more

Downfall fallout: Intel knew AVX chips were insecure and did nothing, lawsuit claims

November 9, 2023 at 05:28PM A lawsuit has been filed against Intel by PC buyers who claim the company failed to address faulty chip instructions that led to the Downfall vulnerability. The lawsuit alleges that Intel knew about the susceptibility of its AVX instruction set to side-channel attacks in 2018 but only fixed the defect … Read more