Today's Hard|Forum Post
Today's Hard|Forum Post

Wednesday January 03, 2018

Exploits for Intel CPUs (NOT AMD) Documented

Well, we know that Intel says Intel and ARM processors are open to these attacks. And we know AMD is almost certainly not. Read up, buttercup.

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Am I affected by the bug?

Most certainly, yes.

Can I detect if someone has exploited Meltdown or Spectre against me?

Probably not. The exploitation does not leave any traces in traditional log files.

Can my antivirus detect or block this attack?

While possible in theory, this is unlikely in practice.

And that's the good news!

Discussion

EDIT: Statement from AMD -

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