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AMD Starts Issuing Patches For Both Spectre Variants

AMD admitted that both Spectre variants affects its CPUs as it started issuing patches for the two vulnerabilities. AMD's CPUs remain unaffected by Meltdown, while its GPUs are immune to all three bugs.
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