Intel CEO dives straight into Spectre, Meltdown at CES keynote

Get the Full StoryIt was supposed to be about the future, but things haven't exactly been going as planned for chip manufacturer Intel.

On Monday evening, CEO Brian Krzanich took the stage at CES in Las Vegas to deliver a keynote speech billed as a look toward how data will transform our lives. Unfortunately for the executive, Intel is still having trouble escaping its past. That was made perfectly clear the moment he turned his remarks to the two elephant-sized vulnerabilities in the room: Spectre and Meltdown.

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The bugs, first publicly disclosed last week, affect almost all modern computer processors to some extent, including Intel chips. Between the two of them, there's a good chance your laptop, desktop, cloud computer, or smartphone are susceptible to hackers looking to steal your data. Read more...More about Ces, Cybersecurity, Hacking, Intel, and Spectre