Intel Shakes Off Suits Over Microprocessor Security Flaws – Bloomberg Law

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March 30, 2021, 8:40 PM

Intel Corp. again dodged proposed class litigation alleging microprocessor design flaws created security vulnerabilities and diminished the value of purchasers’ computers, as an Oregon federal judge threw out some claims for good and dismissed others for now.

Plaintiffs allege Intel knew about certain defects in its computer microprocessors but failed to disclose them. They call the alleged defects “Unauthorized Access”and “Incomplete Undo.”

The resulting security vulnerabilities, some of which have become known as “Spectre,” “Meltdown,” “ZombieLoad” and “Foreshadow,” could lead to a breach of confidential data, they allege.

The plaintiffs also allege Intel’s patches reduced processing speed and leave consumers…


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