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Recently, on Hacker News front page, there was a post mentioning a new vulnerability that seems to affect Intel processors. The post is mostly speculation and there is no PoC or an exploit that I'm aware of. While the article is unclear to me, it seems to suggest that the vulnerability is serious, for many reasons (quick patching of Windows NT and Linux, major cloud vendors involved, etc). What is actually known about the problem? Is there a source better than the URL I linked to that could show more relevant information?