Lifehacker: What’s Going On With the Spectre and Meltdown Patches?

Lifehacker: What’s Going On With the Spectre and Meltdown Patches? . “Earlier this month, computer security expects dropped a bombshell on the internet. A pair of vulnerabilities titled Spectre and Meltdown that date back to 1995 were putting a wide variety of computers, smartphones and internet browsers at risk. Since then, companies like Microsoft and Apple, along with chip-makers like Intel and AMD, have been racing to release patches, but it hasn’t been the smoothest process. Over a week later, the effort to fix these exploits is far from finished. Here’s a rundown of what you need to know about the state of Spectre and Meltdown patches.”