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AV-TEST Finds Spectre And Meltdown Malware In The Wild

Researchers at malware and security software testing company AV-TEST have discovered 139 samples of malware that "appear to be related to recently reported CPU vulnerabilities." Although most of the samples they discovered seem to be based on proof-of-concept software created by security researchers the number of unique samples is on the rise. More »      
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