Reply to post: Actually I wouldn't go so far

Why is the networking business dozing through Meltdown/Spectre?

Christian Berger

Actually I wouldn't go so far

Even though I could not imagine any situation where executing code on the microprocessor of the control processor could happen and could be made even worse by Spectre/Meltdown and any simmilar bug that's still to be discovered, there are companies who have over and over again surprised us with stupid ways to increase the attack surface of their products.

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