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Section 1: Meltdown

In this section we will be discussing Meltdown, one of the hardware vulnerabilities that has been making the news recently. Section is optional but you will be expected to understand the material we cover.


Here's what you should do before section

  1. Read the Meltdown paper!
  2. Fill out this google form answering the following questions:
    • Briefly, how does Meltdown work?
    • How can Meltdown be fixed or mitigated?
    • What questions did you have about the paper?