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Handling of CPU bugs disclosure 'incredibly bad': OpenBSD's de Raadt

Contributed by rueda on from the we-are-not-amused dept.

ITWire has published an article regarding Theo de Raadt's (deraadt@) reaction to the Meltdown/Spectre disclosures.

One choice quote reads:

Intel engineers attended the same conferences as other company engineers, and read the same papers about performance enhancing strategies – so it is hard to believe they ignored the risky aspects.

(Comments are closed)

  1. By Peter N. M. Hansteen (pitrh) on

    Any vendors who want to atone for those sins (or other things we don't yet know about) could usefully visit and use one or more of the options for donating to the project.

  2. By anexit (anexit) on

    Theo is right, the efficiency is terrible.


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