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How to Handle Meltdown and Spectre on Linux Ubuntu

Meltdown and Spectre are the latest and most widespread vulnerabilities to rear their ugly heads. They hit nearly every computer in the world, and that’s not an exaggeration. But what are they exactly? Both are core flaws in the way most processors are designed. Meltdown mainly impacts Intel CPUs and some ARM (cellphone) processors. Spectre, on the other hand, affects nearly every processor.
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