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The “Spectre” and “Meltdown” security vulnerabilities and mitigation

Monday, January 8th, 2018

A side-channel attack on most modern CPU’s was discovered last week which impacts most internet services in general. This vulnerability made it to mainstream news sites, which is quite unusual, and has been the subject of some questions from end-users and customers. This blog post is meant to provide some general answers and a probable time-line of patches and mitigations.