Reply to post: Re: Grumpy bastards

Why is the networking business dozing through Meltdown/Spectre?

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Re: Grumpy bastards

"So being careful, downloading from trusted sources only, that kind of thing protects you."

Not exactly, you don't have to 'download' (technically you are) anything, just opening a webpage can do it. Meltdown and spectre can be exploited via javascript.

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