AMD And Microsoft Kick Out Fixes For Spectre

AMD has begun rolling out microcode updates for its processors affected by the Spectre vulnerability. Specifically variant 2 of Spectre. It has been supplied to PC and motherboard makers to include in upcoming BIOS updates. Which I am going to guess will drop fairly quickly. On top of that, it will cover AMD processors going back to 2011.

You should also note that even with the BIOS update, you will need a patch from Microsoft as well. They’ve released an update in the form of KB4093112, which also includes special OS-level patches for AMD users with regard to the Spectre v2 vulnerability.

Thus, I’d be checking your motherboard manufacturer’s website and Windows Update for these updates.


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