Data Privacy & Cybersecurity Blog Posts From January 2018
Blog: The Meltdown and Spectre Bug
Date: January 24, 2018
Title: The Meltdown and Spectre Bug
Summary: 2018 kicked off with security researchers finding two serious security flaws in chips used in personal computers and mobile devices. The two flaws or bugs, named “Meltdown” (computers) and “Spectre” (mobile devices), make data stored in individual devices vulnerable to attack by allowing hackers to access and steal passwords, encryption keys, or other sensitive information from the device’s memory....