is a user on You can follow them or interact with them if you have an account anywhere in the fediverse. If you don't, you can sign up here.

This small patch, to the Linux Kernel, is the most epic burn on Intel by AMD.

Paraphrased in English:
"If the CPU isn't AMD, assume it's not secure." @architect

Lesson: Monocultures, like monopolies are bad, mm'kay?

Solution: Push for more widespread adoption of alternative CPU architectures, so in the future, these kinds of bugs aren't as dire. POWER, MIPS, are RISC-V are all available RIGHT NOW and great in their own right, just not readily available or feasible in many applications. Thanks to intel an overwhelming majority of our compute infrastructure is vulnerable and will suffer heavily for putting their trust in them