They affect a HUGE number of devices
Yesterday, we reported about a major vulnerability that affects a huge number of Intel processors, warranting for a patch that will compromise a computer’s overall performance by as much as 30%. That vulnerability is known as Meltdown.
It turns out, all of us should be worried about not just one but two devastating CPU-related vulnerabilities, with the other known as Spectre.
Before we all go panicky and all, let us explain to you what is Meltdown and Spectre, how they can affect us, and how manufacturers are addressing the issue:
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