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Meltdown and Spectre: New Intel CPU Vulnerabilities Discovered

Meltdown and Spectre: New Intel CPU Vulnerabilities Discovered

Until this week, Spectre was just the fictitious name of a secret organisation bent on world domination in a James Bond movie. Today, it is something far more real, though equally as sinister a design flaw in Intel microprocessors that leaves any data in their memory vulnerable to malicious exploitation. Intel’s flaw means that applications, …