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Security: Protection Against Spectre and Meltdown

Security: Protection Against Spectre and Meltdown
Microsoft is aware of new vulnerabilities in hardware processors. These are a newly discovered class of vulnerabilities. Based on a common chip architecture, when originally designed, was created to speed up computers. The technical name is “speculative execution side-channel vulnerabilities”. You can learn more about these vulnerabilities at Google Project Zero.

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Cryptocurrencies: A digital decentralized Currency

A cryptocurrency is a digital asset designed to work as a medium of exchange that uses cryptography to secure its transactions, to control the creation of additional units, and to verify the transfer of assets. Cryptocurrencies are classified as a subset of digital currencies and are also classified as a subset of alternative currencies and virtual currencies.

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