Gerry and Steve talk about the recently released vulnerabilities Meltdown and Spectre. They covered what they are, how disclosure was handled as an industry and what you need to know as system admin or end-user. They briefly introduce Cryptomining and tease next weeks episode. Much like an audible dessert, they wrap it all up with their One Cool Things.

Show Notes

Resources:

Meltdown and Spectre

https://meltdownattack.com/

CoinHive

https://www.pcmag.com/news/357535/why-hackers-love-cryptocurrency-miner-coinhive

Anvil.Works

https://anvil.works

WTForecast

https://nightcatproductions.com/whattheforecast