How to Protect Windows From Meltdown and Spectre Security Threats

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So much for a new year meaning a fresh start. 2017 brought us security vulnerabilities such as WannaCry ransomware and the Equifax hack, but things haven’t got much better at the beginning of 2018. We had only just finished welcoming in the new year when the next security bombshell hit the headlines. And it wasn’t only one flaw, but two. Nicknamed Meltdown and Spectre, the vulnerabilities originate from computer microprocessors. In terms of severity and number of people potentially affected, experts have likened them to 2014’s Heartbleed bug. The bugs can attack all desktop operating systems, but in this article,…

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