Researchers find new Spectre-like critical vulnerabilities in Intel processors


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Originally published at: https://www.myce.com/news/researchers-find-new-spectre-like-critical-vulnerabilities-in-intel-processors-84203/

Security researchers have found 8 new vulnerabilities in Intel processors. The vulnerabilities are potentially worse than the well known Meltdown and Spectre vulnerabilities that were discovered about 5 months ago. Of the vulnerabilities 4 are marked as ‘critical’ and the other 4 as ‘medium’. They go by the name Spectre Next Generation (NG) for now.