The year began with horrible news for CPU manufacturers after two security flaws, named Meltdown and Spectre, were discovered. Back then it was speculated that fixes could slow down an OS by 30% to prevent the device from malware.
A fix was issued by manufacturer and when it turned out it’s not that bad the hysteria started to die down. Now however it might return in full for as eight more vulnerabilities, dubbed Spectre-NG (New Generation), were revealed and they are classed as “high risk”, compared to the first Spectre that was “medium”.
One of the Spectre-NG flaws simplifies…
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