Meltdown and Spectre

What do we need to know about the CPU vulnerabilities Meltdown and Spectre?

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 January 4, 2018

Estimated reading time: 2 minutes

What exactly is a vulnerability? A security vulnerability (also known as a security hole) is a security flaw detected in a product that may leave it open to hackers and malware. Using such vulnerabilities, attackers can exploit the affected system/product for their profitĀ in various ways. What is an exploit? Exploits...