New Variants Found in Spectre and Meltdown

The saga surrounding the Spectre and Meltdown vulnerabilities continues.  New potential variants have been discovered and should be yet another motivator to update and patch accordingly.

https://www.infosecurity-magazine.com/news/new-variants-found-in-spectre-and/

Intel Says to Stop Applying Problematic Spectre, Meltdown Patch

Linus Torvalds and many others have come out in protest against the hasty and often flawed patching approach to the Meltdown and Spectre vulnerabilities.  It is good to see Intel pumping the breaks on this process and taking a closer look at the architectural needs associated with the correction of this flaw.

https://www.darkreading.com/vulnerabilities—threats/intel-says-to-stop-applying-problematic-spectre-meltdown-patch-/d/d-id/1330871