Researchers have found a new flaw related to Spectre and Meltdown

Tom Allen
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The ghost is still in the machine

Researchers have identified a new variant (CVE-2018-3639) of the Spectre and Meltdown flaws that caused a public outcry in the chip industry last year. Google and Microsoft say that, like the or...

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