Intel to Buy MacAfee Security Firm

The giant of the chip making world has announced that it is buying one of the larger security firms for nearly $8 Billion dollars.  Mediocrity pays off big!?!?  MacAfee has taken some big hits recently for underperforming but that may have been just the thing that put them at a price point for Intel to snatch up.  Still, one has to wonder what future plans the world’s largest chip maker has in buying a security software firm. Could we be looking at the security baked into the hardware at its deepest level?  Full Article (Ed Rudel)

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