Entries Published On January, 2018
An alert for massive security flaws in Intel, AMD and ARM processors that have been manufactured during the last 10 years was disclosed on January 3, 2018. This lead to describing two critical vulnerabilities - Spectre and Meltdown. In short: these vulnerabilities disclose the OS core's RAM and other processes to malicious programs that can exploit Meltdown and Spectre to get hold of secrets stored in the memory of other running programs. All modern computers, servers, smartphones and tablets are affected.