How to tell if your Linux machine is patched against Meltdown and Spectre

Jack Wallen walks you through the process of testing to see if your Linux machines have been patched for the Meltdown and Spectre vulnerabilities. Meltdown and Spectre have spent a lot of time in the spotlight lately—with good reason. Both of these vulnerabilities should be taken seriously. If you aren’t aware of these two flaws, effectively they take advantage of CPU speculative instruction execution.

Link: How to tell if your Linux machine is patched against Meltdown and Spectre
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