A Google official on Thursday referred to the Spectre and Meltdown computer chip bugs as "the most challenging and hardest to fix in a decade," requiring unprecedented levels of cooperation.
Intel CEO Brian Krzanich's sale of Intel stock in November before security flaws in the chip became public is raising some eyebrows among regulatory and legal officials.
A reported chip flaw in Intel processors that has existed at least for the last 10 years allows software programs to access content in kernel memory and patching the bug.
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Speaking at a US Federal Reserve conference in Missouri, Jerome Powell called EMV card deployment a step forward but questioned the security of cards that use signatures, not PINs, for authentication.