The Facts:

  • What is it? Intel Processor chips, which a large percentage of you have in your computers (Macs and PC) have been found to have a MASSIVE security flaw that allows a hacker to access computer memory without having to jump through the security hoops of the system. There are two of these flaws named: Meltdown and Spectre.
  • Are you affected? Probably, but you are not the most likely target.
  • Who would it target? Cloud servers. Online computers that host information.
  • Can a bad person freely jump on your home computer due to this? NO. They would already need to be IN your computer and then run the code to access this.

More Info: https://gizmodo.com/check-this-list-to-see-if-you-re-still-vulnerable-to-me-1821780843

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