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The Spectre & Meltdown Vulnerabilities: A Risk Based Approach To Remediation

Ed Bellis    January 5, 2018

There’s been a lot information and chatter about 3 new vulnerabilities identified by researchers with some working exploits by Google’s Project Zero demonstrating a new class of timing attacks that work on most modern CPUs. First a little background: There are 3 known variants affecting different processors: CVE-2017-5753, CVE-2017-5754, CVE-2017-5715. These can affect Intel, ARM and AMD processors. Since not… Read more »