Re: Kernel for Spectre and Meltdown
- Date: Mon, 29 Jan 2018 09:44:31 -0500
- From: Carl Fink <carl@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
- Subject: Re: Kernel for Spectre and Meltdown
On Mon, Jan 29, 2018 at 02:28:06PM +0100, deloptes wrote:
> My conclusion to this Spectre and Meltdown hysteria is, that a single
> machine in a secure environment is not exactly endangered.
> People should better take care of their mobile devices, especially phones
> and tablets, where you need neither Spectre nor Meltdown to compromise.
Be fair: you also don't need Spectre or Meldtdown to compromise Linux-based
computers. Somethings as simple as going a week between installing security
upgrades can do it.
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