Brief server outage for security update @ 7am UTC March 7th

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Got an email earlier tonight stating that the server my website is hosted on will be restarted to address those whole SPECTRE / … I forgot the other name.. you know, those recent major vulnerabilities in processors? The ones based on attacking cached data from speculative execution of code running outside of its permission levels…

I kinda want to do a write-up on those now cause it’s fascinating how they work.

Originally published March 07, 2018

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