Mobile mitigations for Meltdown and Spectre: A guide
Meltdown and Spectre are two critical vulnerabilities recently identified in modern processors. These vulnerabilities can allow unprivileged users to access memory belonging to other processes, including the kernel.
Much of the initial coverage of these vulnerabilities centred on desktop, server, and cloud systems, but they affect mobile devices as well. Apple, Google, Linux distributions, and Microsoft are now releasing patches to mitigate these issues.
How the exploits work
Meltdown and Spectre are hardware...