Spectre and Meltdown 90-day Update: What You Need to Do to Stay Safe

First identified on January 3, 2018, Spectre and Meltdown refer to two security vulnerabilities affecting almost all modern processors. Although the vulnerabilities were discovered at the same time and are often referred to together, they are two different things: Spectre works by exploiting a modern processor function known as “speculative execution.” This performance-optimization technique works […]