Meltdown and Spectre – Solved?

If you read our most recent article you will know about the recent security flaws found in almost every CPU created since 1995. They are horrifically critical – enough to earn (terrifying) nicknames. Of the two vulnerabilities, one (Meltdown) is easily stopped whereas Spectre remains at large. However, Spectre is grinding to a standstill as … Continue Reading

Critical vulnerabilities in modern CPUs

Modern CPUs use a process called speculative execution to operate much faster, which many processors use today. It has been incredibly useful. However, Google’s Project Zero group have discovered two vulnerabilities in this feature. It has proven itself to be an incredibly difficult thing to fix but there are finally official, functional patches available. The … Continue Reading