Meltdown & Spectre, Are You Patched?

Are you protected from Meltdown and Spectre. Chances are you aren’t. You can find out with this new tool from Steve Gibson at GRC. Gibson is the creator of some great resources such as; Shields Up, Password Haystack and of course Spinrite the best hard drive maintainance tool. InSpectre¬†examines your computer to see if it…

What Is Meltdown & Spectre?

Meltdown and Spectre exploit critical vulnerabilities in all modern¬†processors that allows a rogue process to read any physical, kernel or other process’s mapped memory, regardless of whether or not it should be able to do so. As it turns out this is not as big of a deal as it has been reported. To use…