Intel Faces Three Class Action Lawsuits Over Security Flaw
Intel has not had the best of starts to 2018, after reports emerging this week that all of Intel’s computer chips are at risk of a security breach now the company is facing three class action lawsuits.
According to Law.com the first class action lawsuit has been filed in the United States District Court for the Northern District of California (ie Silicon Valley). The plaintiffs will be seeking damages and monetary relief. The lawsuit states Intel does not have a proper fix for its security flaw which causes vulnerability it did not let users know within a reasonable time about the issue and dramatically reduces the performance of the CPU.
The other two lawsuits have been filed in the Southern District of Indiana and Oregon.
Intel is issuing updates for its computer chips which experts warn could slow systems down by 30 per cent.
The court document filed in the Northern District of California can be viewed here.