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Google: Our brilliant Spectre fix dodges performance hit, so you should all use it

Google wants the whole industry to adopt its Retpoline fixes for Variant 2 of the Meltdown-Spectre bugs.
That fix, called Retpoline, addresses Variant 2 of the two Spectre CPU attacks called 'branch target injection'.
Variant 2 is considered by Microsoft and Google to be the trickiest speculative execution vulnerability to fix as it's the only one that does cause a significant hit on CPU performance.

Google: Our brilliant Spectre fix dodges performance hit, so you should all use it

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Humans are (still) the weakest cybersecurity link
« Reply #1 on: April 19, 2017, 11:16:27 PM »
Humans are (still) the weakest cybersecurity link
19 April 2017, 10:10 pm



Humans remain the weak link in corporate data protection, but you might be surprised hat it isn't only rank-and-file employees duped by phishing scams who pose risks. Some companies are lulled into a false sense of cybersecurity by vendors. You read that right:Some enterprises believe the shiny new technologies they've acquired will protect them from anything.

Just ask Theodore Kobus, leader of BakerHostetler’s Privacy and Data Protection team.

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Theodore Kobus, BakerHostetler’s Privacy and Data Protection team.

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