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The text discusses how modern CPUs function. Recently a critical flaw in microprocessor design has been discovered that allows two extremely serious security exploits: Spectre and Meltdown. Find and...

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The text discusses how modern CPUs function. Recently a critical flaw in microprocessor design has been discovered that allows two extremely serious security exploits: Spectre and Meltdown. Find and summarise ONE resource that describes how either of these exploits work. The resource (and your summary) should focus on what is occurring in the CPU that allows these exploits to occur.
Answered Same Day Apr 04, 2020 COIT20246 Central Queensland University

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Monika answered on Apr 06 2020
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Security vulnerability: Meltdown and Spectre
Security vulnerability: Meltdown and Spectre    
Name of student    5/4/2018    
Summary    
In this assignment, firstly we discussed how modern CPU works. The CPU (Central processing unit) is also called as processor or microprocessor.it is primary chip in computer. CPU is in charge of processing data. So it depends on the program how CPU will process data.
Spectre and meltdown are the two serious security flaws that have been found in the processor of computer. Without user knowing, they could allow hackers to steal data.
Data and computer security (The Guardian)
Spectre and meltdown processor security flaws-explained
What are Meltdown and Spectre
Spectre is a security flaws that allows hackers to e
or free or trick applications into giving up secret information.
Meltdown is a security flaws that allows user or...
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