Unintended Consequences: The Fallout of Vulnerability Hype

2018 started off with a bang as the information security community had a meltdown over the ‘spectre’ of a new class of vulnerabilities which affect the core of every computing device: the central processing unit (CPU). Once news of the vulnerabilities bled into traditional news outlets, users rushed to protect themselves – allowing malicious actors to take full advantage of the chaos.

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