Linux vs. Zombieland v2: The security battle continues

    Date14 Nov 2019
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    Have you heard about the latest Intel CPU bug, Zombieland v2? Learn more about this security vulnerability and what Red Hat and other Linux vendors are doing about it in an informative ZDNet article:

    Here's the bad news: We're going to keep seeing fundamental Intel CPU security holes popping open until every last one of the current generations of these chips is in landfills. Zombieland v2 is only the latest of a line of problems, which go back to Meltdown and Spectre. The "good" news is for now Intel and the operating system companies are staying ahead of hackers. Here's what Linux and Red Hat are doing about the latest nastiness. 

    First, Zombieland v2 isn't just a worry for people using older Intel processors. No, this shambler of a security hole can also be used against all recent Intel processors, including the latest and greatest Cascade Lake

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