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What are Meltdown and Spectre? Here’s what you need to know

By: Jon Masters, chief ARM architect, Red Hat   Recent press reports talk about a newly discovered form of security threat that involves attackers exploiting common features of modern microprocessors (aka chips) that power our computers, tablets, smartphones, and other gadgets. These attacks, known as “Meltdown” and “Spectre”, are getting a lot of attention. People … Continue reading What are Meltdown and Spectre? Here’s what you need to know