8 months ago
Thou canst not kill that which doth not liveBut, saith Doom!, thou canst blow it into chunky kibble. Zombies, sure. Spectre vulnerabilities? Not so much.https://www.theregister.co.uk/2019/02/18/spectre_cant_be_killed/The Register reports that security researchers at Google have concluded that Spectre-type attacks can never be completely prevented by software mitigations alone.This doesn't come as a surprise. I would have thought it should have been evident from the very start, from the nature of the class of vulnerabilities.#security Data-spewing Spectre chip flaws can't be killed by software alone, Google boffins concludeWhile browsers have got their act together, any other apps interpreting user-supplied code need to be aware of thiswww.theregister.co.uk
While browsers have got their act together, any other apps interpreting user-supplied code need to be aware of this
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