Linus Torvalds Slams AMD CPU flaw security report

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The spectre and meldown security vulnerabilities have woken up the industry to potential security flaws in hardware that can be exploited to compromise the integrity of the native computer security role based authentication.

Now a new report has indicated potential vulnerabilities on AMD, but Linus Torvalds has jumped into this discussion and shot down this report is not technically sound.

Linus said on Google+:

“I thought the whole industry was corrupt before, but it’s getting ridiculous.”

Read more details about the report and Linus’s argument from the The Inquirer who has written it up nicely below: Linux Torvalds casts shade on CTS Labs’ AMD CPU flaw security report

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