Meltdown and Spectre - serious flaws found in Intel based processors!

"Two major computer processor security bugs, dubbed Meltdown and Spectre, affect nearly every device made in the last 20 years."

Read this article on the flaw - https://www.theverge.com/2018/1/4/16850516/intel-meltdown-spectre-bug-patch-cpu-security-flaw-news

Here you can find a program from Steve Gibson (Gibson Research Corp.) to help you check to see if your computer system is vulnerable - https://www.grc.com/inspectre.htm

Mitigation for these flaws are specific to your machine's make and model - if you are vulnerable to either or both of these flaws, check your manufacturer's website for firmware/BIOS updates to fix this issue.