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Skyler

Also is this exploit a one size fits all? What I mean is say someone develops a program to exploit this.. Will it need to be designed for each processor or will it literally hit the big three (Intel, ARM, AMD)?

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Isaac Lyman Author

As I understand it, only Intel is affected by Meltdown, but Spectre potentially affects all processors built since the 90s.