Just like other bugs and exploits that are released, there are fixes for these bugs. For the savvy computer user/computer running updates properly should have nothing to worry about. Microsoft/Intel are continuing to write patches for these two CPU bugs known as “Spectre” and “Meltdown”.
If you aren’t sure whether or not you are protected, please feel free to give Frankenstein a call and ask them to check the update settings/service on your computer and ensure that Windows Update is working properly and applying updates. Some say the CPU being patched does have some performance drawback, but it’s better than having your important information stolen from you. It may be a couple of weeks before any bugs introduced by the patches themselves will be worked out. It is too early to tell as the patches are still rolling out.
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