Red Hat, tech giants move to counter major security flaws Meltdown, Spectre

Security Technology

Computer security experts have discovered two major security flaws in the microprocessors inside nearly all of the world’s computers.

The two problems, called Meltdown and Spectre, could allow hackers to steal the entire memory contents of computers, including mobile devices, personal computers, servers running in so-called cloud computer networks.

Raleigh-based Red Hat is among the tech giants taken steps to address the problems, labeling the threats as “important: and “ongoing.”   called Meltdown and Spectre