[RndTbl] Horrific CPU flaws (Meltdown / Spectre)

Bitters bittercake2329 at gmail.com
Mon Jan 22 12:04:54 CST 2018

Also I've tested some "Linux Spector Tests" that make it seem that your pc
is safe but in the background it opens the easiest back door for the
creator to get into your system.

So test them in vms before you run them on your daily driver os

On Jan 22, 2018 10:01 AM, "Bitters" <bittercake2329 at gmail.com> wrote:

> All I know is.
> Both are a very slim chance of being effected. It is not some skit flaw.
> It takes a lot of damn luck and skill.
> Both had been known for years under googles bounty project.
> Every device with speculative programming is effected.
> If you want more information while listening to a podcast watch Linus Tech
> Tips WAN show about it.
> So if you are truly worried about getting effected.
> Get your Motorola Razors and P3s out of storage and put lubuntu on that
> old IDE HDD
> On Jan 22, 2018 9:54 AM, "Gilbert E. Detillieux" <gedetil at cs.umanitoba.ca>
> wrote:
>> A bit dated now, but I just came across this...
>> https://xkcd.com/1938/
>> "Phantom trolleys armed with hammers"...  Sounds scary...  or perhaps
>> just a good band name.
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