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Meltdown and Sepctre are a codename for various vulnerabilities of basically every Intel processor. Everyone is concerned about passwords, and medical data might be even worse!

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Meltdown and Sepctre are a codename for various vulnerabilities of basically every Intel processor,

which allows a malicious attacker to gain unrestricted access to the computer's memory, so every copy/paste command, every keyboard stroke, etc.

Everyone is concerned about passwords, and medical data might be even worse!



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Medical devices are known to be slow with updates, which means that such devices might be vulnerable for quite a while. A successful attack would allow the attacker to gain access to images or potentially any medical data that is being processed on a medical workstation. This exposes the medical institutions and other providers to the potential of huge fines and law suites.


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Meltdown and Sepctre are a codename for various vulnerabilities of basically every Intel processor. Everyone is concerned about passwords, and medical data might be even worse!