Eric lives in the mountains of Southern California. In his spare time, he volunteers as a blacksmith docent at Ft. Tejon State Park. Beyond that his interests lie in Network Security, Personal Privacy and mentoring companies with securing their data
Two named bugs dropped on January 3rd, both concerning the way in which modern CPUs work. Nearly all intel hardware for approximately the past 25 years is affected. The Meltdown and Spectre bugs are severe in nature, and organizations will need to address the specific and pervasive risk of information leakage and take specific mitigative measures.