Having a Meltdown

Not just me, we all are.  You must have seen in the news by now, Intel has basically screwed us all.  See today's XKCD:

hovertext: New zero-day vulnerability: In addition to rowhammer, it turns out lots of servers are vulnerable to regular hammers, too.

I had a day, today.  Not so much dealing with this bug.  I have been dealing, rather, with the laypeople who watched the news and then were Freaking. The. Hell. Out. about this.

That's the hard part about my job, let me tell you.

This article was updated on May 9, 2023

David F