Intel announces another security flaw in chips

SANTA CLARA, Calif. — Intel has revealed another hardware security flaw that could affects millions of machines around the world.The chipmaker said Tuesday there’s no evidence of anyone exploiting the bug.The bug is embedded in the architecture of computer hardware. Intel says it could let attackers see leaked data but it’s difficult to exploit outside of a laboratory.The company says it’s already addressed the problem in its newest chips after working for months with business partners and independent researchers.It’s the latest revelation of a hard-to-fix vulnerability affecting processors that undergird smartphones and personal computers. Two bugs nicknamed Spectre and Meltdown set a panic in the tech industry last year.The Associated Press read more

SMMT statement – PSA closure at Ryton

The entire industry is united in extending thoughts to those employed at Ryton, and to those companies involved in the supply chain throughout the UK.Two thousand three hundred is a lot of lives affected and everyone will be wanting to help manage what is certain to be a very difficult period. SMMT, the Automotive Academy and SMMT Industry Forum, and all those in the industry, will be working to limit the impact of today’s news, particularly for the workers involved and those companies operating in the West Midlands and wider community. Christopher Macgowan Chief ExecutiveClick to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window) read more