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Businesses fear going from bad to worse in fixing chip flaw

They fear installing the patch may slow down or crash their computer systems

Researchers have revealed security problems with chips from Intel and its rivals, sending businesses, governments and consumers scrambling to understand the extent of the threat and the cost of fixes.

New York

CHANCES that a fix to a major microchip security flaw may slow down or crash some computer systems are leading some businesses to hold off installing software patches, fearing the cure may be worse than the original problem.

Researchers last week revealed security problems...

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