AV-Test discovers 139 Spectre and Meltdown malware samples


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Originally published at: https://www.myce.com/news/av-test-discovers-139-spectre-meltdown-malware-samples-83615/

AV-Test discovered 119 malware samples last month that can be associated with the Spectre and Meltdown attacks. Since the vulnerabilities were revealed last month, no attacks ‘in the wild’ have been discovered yet by the German test lab. The majority of the malware discovered by AV-Test is based on ‘proof-of-concept’ code from the researchers who…