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'Next generation' flaws found on computer processors: magazine

Researchers have found eight new flaws in computer central processing units that resemble the Meltdown and Spectre bugs revealed in January, a German computing magazine reported on Thursday.

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Cobra951143d ago

"While no proof has yet emerged that Spectre or Meltdown were ever used by hackers in the real world, similar attacks have “become a hot, new area of research. Bad actors have probably already invested in such attacks by now . . ."

No kidding? With all this serious and well-funded research effort into breaking through CPU security, and then disclosing the methods to hackers a short while later, of course bad actors are getting fast-tracked into bad acts.