Linux kernel Spectre V2 defense fingered for massively slowing down unlucky apps on Intel Hyper-Thread CPUs...


The Register | 2018-11-20 01:34 UTC

This is on by default? 'Yikes' says Chipzilla techie Linux supremo Linus Torvalds has voiced support for a kernel patch that limits a previously deployed defense against Spectre Variant 2, a data-leaking vulnerability in modern processors....

By Anonymous Submission on 2018-11-20 03:34 UTC
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