Spectre V2

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Spectre V2 Articles & Reviews

Spectre Mitigation Performance Impact Benchmarks On...   Software   15 Jul 2019
Intel Core i9 9900K Spectre Mitigation Benchmarks   Software   31 Oct 2018

Spectre V2 Linux News

Linux Looks To Change The Default For Some Of Its...   Linux Security   05 Nov 2020
Linux 5.10 ARM64 Has A "8~20x" Performance...   Arm   22 Oct 2020
Ghostbusters - Linux 5.10 To Bring Rewritten Spectre...   Arm   01 Oct 2020
Google Engineer Uncovers Holes In Linux's Speculative...   Linux Security   09 Jun 2020
Google Engineers Are Becoming Concerned Over Some Arm...   Linux Security   27 May 2020
The Big Set Of x86 Changes Hit The Linux 5.6 Kernel   Hardware   28 Jan 2020
Zhaoxin 7-Series x86 CPUs Mitigated For Spectre V2 +...   Hardware   16 Jan 2020
KVM Virtualization Updates For Linux 5.5 Are...   Virtualization   30 Nov 2019
Whoops: The Linux Kernel's Spectre RSB Mitigation For...   Linux Security   28 Nov 2019
AMD Dominated Q3 In Wooing Over Linux / Open-Source...   Phoronix   03 Oct 2019
Red Hat Working On Optimizing KVM Virtualization...   Virtualization   23 Sep 2019
CentOS 7.7 Released As The Last Stop Before CentOS 8.0   Red Hat   17 Sep 2019
AMD Dominated The Conversation Among Linux/Open-Source...   Phoronix   01 Aug 2019
Jailhouse 0.11 Hypervisor Brings New CPU Support,...   Virtualization   08 Jul 2019
DragonFlyBSD 5.6 RC1 Released With VM Optimizations,...   BSD   12 Jun 2019
DragonFlyBSD Flips On Compiler-Based Retpoline Support...   BSD   17 May 2019
ARM64 To Finally Broadcast Its Spectre State Via...   Arm   08 May 2019
The Notable Changes So Far With The Linux 5.1 Kernel   Linux Kernel   12 Mar 2019
Linux 5.1 Getting A Minor Spectre V2 Retpolines...   Linux Security   08 Mar 2019
Linux 4.20, Debian, Intel, x32, Microsft's Actions...   Phoronix   01 Jan 2019
The Linux Kernel In 2018 Summed Up: Spectre/Meltdown,...   Linux Kernel   31 Dec 2018
Linux CoC, Debian, Speck & Kernel Happenings...   Free Software   28 Dec 2018
NXP PowerPC Processors Finally Being Mitigated Against...   Linux Security   27 Dec 2018
The Most Popular Intel Linux News & Reviews Of...   Intel   25 Dec 2018
Many Linux x86_64 KVM Changes Ready To Go For Linux...   Virtualization   24 Dec 2018
Linux DMA Mapping Updates Help Recover Losses Caused...   Linux Kernel   21 Dec 2018
The Most Notable New Features Of The Linux 4.20 Kernel   Linux Kernel   20 Dec 2018
HardenedBSD 12 Released With Jailed Bhyve, Disables...   BSD   19 Dec 2018
AMD Adding STIBP "Always-On Preferred Mode"...   Hardware   14 Dec 2018
Linux 4.19.7 Released With Important PCI Express Fix,...   Linux Kernel   05 Dec 2018
Linux 4.19.7 Getting Revised STIBP Code, Important...   Linux Kernel   04 Dec 2018
Reworked STIBP Code Lands In Linux 4.20 To Fix The...   Linux Kernel   01 Dec 2018
Linux's Slowdown, Raptor's Talos II, Clear Linux &...   Phoronix   30 Nov 2018
Linux Stable Updates Are Dropping The...   Linux Kernel   22 Nov 2018
Patches For The Better Spectre STIBP Approach Revised...   Linux Kernel   21 Nov 2018
Linus Torvalds Comments On STIBP & He's Not Happy...   Linux Kernel   19 Nov 2018
Linux Gaming Performance Can Be Impaired By STIBP, But...   Linux Kernel   18 Nov 2018
The Many Interesting Changes & Features So Far For...   Linux Kernel   29 Oct 2018
Cross-Hyperthread Spectre V2 Mitigation Ready For...   Linux Security   23 Oct 2018
OpenBSD 6.4 Released - Disables SMT/HT By Default,...   BSD   18 Oct 2018
RELPOLINES: A New Spectre V2 Approach To Lower...   Linux Security   18 Oct 2018
Spectre V2 "Lite" App-To-App Protection Mode...   Linux Security   17 Oct 2018
More Spectre Variant Two Patches Queued For The Linux...   Linux Security   26 Sep 2018
Linux Readying Spectre V2 Userspace-Userspace...   Linux Security   26 Sep 2018
The "Chinese EPYC" Hygon Dhyana CPU Support...   AMD   23 Sep 2018
Linux Patch Posted For Cross-Hyperthread Spectre...   Linux Security   31 Aug 2018
Patches Revised For AMD Zen Based Hygon Dhyana Server...   Hardware   11 Aug 2018
Linux 4.19 Will Have Enhanced IBRS For Better Spectre...   Linux Security   03 Aug 2018
Initial SpectreRSB Support Queued For Merging Into The...   Linux Security   31 Jul 2018
Linux Kernel Gets Patch For New SpectreRSB...   Linux Security   26 Jul 2018
Intel Prepares "Enhanced IBRS" As Better...   Linux Security   24 Jul 2018
Debian 9.5 Released With Security Fixes, Updated Intel...   Debian   14 Jul 2018
Xen Hypervisor 4.11 Released With Many Core...   Virtualization   10 Jul 2018
A Complete Look At Spectre V1/V2/V4 & Meltdown   Linux Security   17 Jun 2018
32-bit ARM Finally Gets Mitigated For Spectre V1/V2...   Linux Security   06 Jun 2018
Spectre V2 & Meltdown Linux Fixes Might Get...   Linux Security   23 May 2018
LLVM 5.0.2 Released With Spectre Variant Two...   LLVM   16 May 2018
AMD AOCC 1.2 Compiler Released For Zen Systems, Brings...   AMD   28 Apr 2018
OpenBSD 6.3 Released With Spectre/Meltdown Mitigation,...   BSD   02 Apr 2018
More Windows Server vs. Linux Benchmark Tests With...   Linux Security   31 Mar 2018
Fresh Benchmarks Of CentOS 7 On Xeon & EPYC...   Linux Kernel   20 Mar 2018
LLVM 5.0.2 Planned For Release At The End Of March...   LLVM   14 Mar 2018
MIPS Gets Spectre Variant Two Mitigation In LLVM   Linux Security   21 Feb 2018
GCC Lands s390 Compiler-Side Changes For Spectre V2   Hardware   11 Feb 2018
Spectre V1 Mitigation & Other Spectre/Meltdown...   Linux Security   08 Feb 2018
OpenSUSE Rolling Out Retpoline Support, Xen...   Linux Security   28 Jan 2018
GCC 7.3 Released With Spectre V2 Mitigation Support   GNU   25 Jan 2018
Initial Retpoline Support Added To LLVM For Spectre v2...   Linux Security   22 Jan 2018
Spectre Variant One Mitigations Will Be Sent In For...   Linux Security   20 Jan 2018
Retpoline Is Still Being Improved Upon For Intel...   Linux Kernel   15 Jan 2018