Spectre Reemerges With Two New Variants

By |2018-07-20T16:32:25-07:00July 20th, 2018|Vulnerability & Threat Management|

In January 2018, chip-level design flaws — dubbed Spectre and Meltdown — in Intel processors made headlines as they affected every Intel chip for the last decade. The vulnerabilities could allow any application running on a user-level mode to access protected kernel memory areas. The next day, researchers announced Spectre (CVE-2017-5753 and CVE-2017-5715) was present [...]