What are Spectre and Meltdown, and How do They Affect You?
Recently, Google employee Jann Horn, along with students at the Graz University of Technology, uncovered two new processor exploits. The exploits, named Spectre and Meltdown, may have existed for decades. Spectre and Meltdown have gone undiscovered for so long because they, unlike most computer exploits, utilize hardware instead of software. According to The Verge, the...
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