Reply to post: Re: Remove high accuracy timers?

Thought you'd addressed those data-leaking Spectre holes on Linux? Guess again. The patches aren't perfect

Claptrap314 Silver badge

Re: Remove high accuracy timers?

And to be clear, even in the datacenter, if you are renting machines, you are essentially in the clear. In fact, I interviewed with one company that is doing just that--and running without Spectre mitigations and their eye-watering costs.

And, by "in the clear", I mean that anyone hitting you with Spectre has already compromised you to the point they don't need to.

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