Protecting Against the 7 Vulnerabilities of Meltdown and Spectre

While there is no shortage of data breaches and new exploits in any given year, it’s relatively rare for there to be an entirely new class of vulnerabilities to be publicly disclosed, but that’s what has happened this year with Spectre and Meltdown.

The Spectre and Meltdown flaws were publicly disclosed on Jan. 3, ushering in a new era of vulnerabilities that hardware and software vendors, as well as end users, will be dealing with for years to come.

So what are the threats and what are Meltdown and Spectre all about?