How Google Dealt With Spectre And Meltdown

Nvidia updates but claims to be unaffected by Sceptre

While Shenoy has not clarified what systems are experiencing higher reboot rates, it could only be Linux systems for which Intel started rolling out CPU microcode updates yesterday.

Not only are users who applied these updates now facing notable performance degradation of their CPUs, some customers are seeing constant reboots in the wake of Intel's solution to the problem, something Intel addressed in its blog post.

The patch for the vulnerable processors requires intervention on a feature that is directly meant to boost chip performance.

"Intel has continued to work closely with our partners with the shared goal of restoring confidence in the security of our customers' data as quickly as possible", he wrote.

Both manufacturers and platform developers have been patching the problems Spectre and Meltdown entail, to the extent that they can be prevented, but there's one new problem that appears after you've patched your system.

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The hardware vendor said these systems are both home computers and data center servers. For instance, cryptographer Paul Kocher told Scientific American this week that Meltdown and Spectre demonstrate a "failure of thought and attention" by chipmakers looking to balance security and performance needs.

"We are also working directly with data centre customers to discuss the issue".

In the most basic terms, Williams explained, vulnerable processors are like an old, broken bridge.

While many companies are working hard to patch Meltdown and Spectre vulnerabilities in their systems, Google says that it has already deployed anti-Spectre and Meltdown solutions to its products, and more interestingly, users didn't even notice everything happened. We believe our GPU hardware is immune to the reported security issue. "Hopefully, this nudges Intel back to a place where security is truly part and parcel of all their chip designs in all cases". But with the vulnerabilities now public, security researchers worry it'll only be a matter of time.

"No one should expect that just a container layer will mitigate the issue", said Fernando Montenegro, an analyst with 451 Research.

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