Fake web site and social media alleges new Spectre/Meltdown-like security holes in computer processors; but it is a hoax

The hoaxers largely copied the original Spectre and Meltdown web sites, changed a few things, and then put out a release that new security problems were found in computer processors, with details embargoed until patches were available.

Source: TaoSecurity: Lies and More Lies

The Internet, with the help of social media, is becoming so overrun with nonsense, hype and hoaxes that our ability to distinguish good information from bad is becoming challenged.

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