Linux Kernel 4.15 has been released on 28 Jan 2018 and, thanks to the entire Linux Kernel development team, this release contains the latest code to deal with Meltdown and Spectre issues and minize the related risks. The Kernel is the core code in the operating system managing low level tasks. In the update both vulnerabilities are explicitly addressed.And the interesting aspect is that the performance are not so bad! There are infact three instinct vulnerabilities identified, one Meltdown and two variations of Spectre (known as v1 and v2). Kernel 4.15 actually address only Meltdown and […]