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How the Spectre and Meltdown Hacks Really Worked

An in-depth look at these dangerous exploitations of microprocessor vulnerabilities and why there might be more of them out there By Nael Abu-Ghazaleh, Dmitry Ponomarev and Dmitry Evtyushkin You don’t have to be a computer genius to read and appreciate the problems that Meltdown and Spectre introduced. And spolier alert, it ain’t over yet. https://spectrum.ieee.org/computing/hardware/how-the-spectre-and-meltdown-hacks-really-worked