New Spectre 1.1 and Spectre 1.2 CPU Flaws Disclosed

Two security researchers have revealed details about two new Spectre-class vulnerabilities, which they’ve named Spectre 1.1 and Spectre 1.Just like all the previous Meltdown and Spectre CPU bugs variations, these two take advantage of the process of speculative execution— a feature found in all modern CPUs that has the role of improving performance by computing operations in advance and later discarding unneeded data.

Link: New Spectre 1.1 and Spectre 1.2 CPU Flaws Disclosed
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