Intel CPU Are Getting Mystery “Critical” Security Updates


Jabiru

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    Host Windows 11 Pro, (Windows 11 Insider Canary Hyper-V VM )
    Computer type
    PC/Desktop
    Manufacturer/Model
    Custom User Build
    CPU
    AMD Ryzen 7 3700X
    Motherboard
    ASUS Prime X570-P
    Memory
    4X CMK32GX4M2B3200C16 16GB 1066.7 MHz (DDR4-2133 / PC4-17000) (64GB)
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    Integrated Realtek S1200A 8-Channel High Definition Audio CODEC
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    2X Samsung S24D360
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    Corsair CX550M
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I wonder what ordinary computer users can do to protect themselves while the fix is being worked on.
 

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System One

  • OS
    Windows 10 Pro
@Haydon It is probably no big deal for ordinary computer users and only a very few CPU's are known to be venerable at the moment.
BTW your profile OS is showing as Windows 10
 

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  • OS
    Windows 11 Pro
    Computer type
    Laptop
    Manufacturer/Model
    Alienware M18 R1
    CPU
    13th Gen Core i9 13900HX
    Memory
    32GB DDR5 @4800MHz 2x16GB
    Graphics Card(s)
    Geforce RTX 4090HX 16GB
    Sound Card
    Nvidia HD / Realtek ALC3254
    Monitor(s) Displays
    18" QHD+
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    25660 X 1600
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    C: KIOXIA (Toshiba) 2TB KXG80ZNV2T04 NVMe PCIe M.2 SSD
    D: KIOXIA (Toshiba) 2TB KXG80ZNV2T04 NVMe PCIe M.2 SSD
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    Dark Metallic Moon
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    Alienware M Series per-key AlienFX RGB
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    Alienware AW610M
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    Chrome and Firefox
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    Norton
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    Laptop
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    Alienware Area 51m R2
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    10th Gen i-9 10900 K
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    32Gb Dual Channel DDR4 @ 8843MHz
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    Nvidia RTX 2080 Super
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    Nvidia
    Screen Resolution
    1920 x 1080
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    Hard Drive C: Samsung 2TB SSD PM981a NVMe
    Hard Drive D:Samsung 2TB SSD 970 EVO Plus
    Mouse
    Alienware 610M
    Browser
    Chrome
    Antivirus
    Norton
BTW your profile OS is showing as Windows 10
That's one of the machines that I access this site with, and the site's system filled that in to my own surprise. I left it alone, it's OK.
 

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System One

  • OS
    Windows 10 Pro
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