Google knew about Spectre and Meltdown processor bugs last year, so its products are (mostly) protected

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When news broke of the security flaw affecting Intel chips, the tech world was more than a little surprised. And things just got more surprising as more details of Meltdown and Spectre emerged. Perhaps most surprising is the fact that Google — via Project Zero — was aware of the problem in June of 2017. The company even went as far as informing Intel, AMD and ARM about the issue. But for Google customers, the good news is that the early detection of the security flaw means that Google Cloud, G Suite and Chrome users are fairly safe. See also:…

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