$60 for a game, or $1,000 for the latest GPU is absolutely "disposable income".
Simple: until someone finds a way to actually leverage those exploits in a real-world environment where the exploit has only one shot at compromising any given transaction and has no means to know when said transaction will occur, you don't need to do anything as a successful real-world exploit is somewhere between highly unlikely and impossible. Someone who really wants your data will find much easier ways to get it.OK, I have drempt up a few uses for Intel issues with hypothetical exploits. How would we stop such exploits before they did real damage?
"allowing a low-privileged user on the computer to arbitrarily modify any file, including system executables "That article is a bit over my head. What is the jist?
You mean it's not the nut loose behind the keyboard or the ID-10-T error?It all goes back to the obvious.
The biggest problem with a PC is always between the chair and the keyboard.