Two New Spectre-Class CPU Flaws Discovered—Intel Pays $100K Bounty

Intel has paid out a $100,000 bug bounty for new processor vulnerabilities that are related to Spectre variant one (CVE-2017-5753).

The new Spectre-class variants are tracked as Spectre 1.1 (CVE-2018-3693) and Spectre 1.2, of which Spectre 1.1 described as a bounds-check bypass store attack has been considered as more dangerous.

Earlier this year, Google Project Zero researchers disclosed

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