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Ina Fried Jan 12
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Intel says fix for massive flaw may itself be causing problems

Illustration: Rebecca Zisser / Axios

Intel said Thursday night that a firmware update it issued for a massive chip vulnerability may be causing some computers to reboot themselves more often.

Why it matters: This, combined with performance issues, could give some businesses and consumers cause to delay patching their systems, which in turn leaves them vulnerable to attack.