Some Intel CPUs are at risk from serious cybersecurity flaw

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A workforce of researchers have found a safety vulnerability in a number of Intel CPUs which might lead to knowledge leaks. 

Cybersecurity researchers from the College of Maryland and Tsinghua College, along with a lab inside the Chinese language Ministry of Schooling (BUPT), uncovered a side-channel assault, considerably much like Meltdown which, if exploited, might enable menace actors to leak delicate knowledge from endpoints (opens in new tab) by way of the EFLAGS register.