351: Performance Meltdown
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The types of workloads that will see the largest performance impacts from Meltdown, tools to test yourself, and the outlook for 2018. Plus a concise breakdown of Meltdown, Spectre, and side-channel attacks like only TechSNAP can. Then we run through the timeline of events, and the scuttlebutt of so called coordinated disclosure. We also discuss yet another security issue in macOS High Sierra, a backdoor in popular storage appliances, your questions, and more!Sponsored By:Ting: Save $25 off a device, or get $25 in service credits! Promo Code: Visit techsnap.ting.comiXSystems: Get a system purpose built for you. Promo Code: Tell them we sent you!Digital Ocean: Apply our promo snapocean after you create your account, and get a $10 credit. Promo Code: snapoceanLinks:Meltdown and Spectre — Meltdown and Spectre exploit critical vulnerabilities in modern processors. The Meltdown and Spectre CPU Bugs, ExplainedHow we got to Spectre and Meltdown A Timeline My version of the timeline… — My version of the timeline on…