Meltdown and Spectre have been patched

Simple Explanation of Meltdown and Spectre:

By now I’m sure you have heard about Meltdown and Spectre.


Meltdown exploit snippet They are names to describe exploits that take advantage of bugs in most modern processors.

In the Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures List the following code numbers were assigned:


Meltdown: [CVE-2017-5754]

Spectre: [CVE-2017-5753]

Any company that runs software on computers will have to apply patches to protect themselves and their customers.

The action took:

The race was on to patch these vulnerabilities. HelpingHostcom has patched all Servers against the recently discovered Meltdown and Spectre bugs on the same day as our Software vendors released the patches.

Spectre code piece