The Register reports: “‘Kernel memory leaking’ Intel processor design flaw forces Linux, Windows redesign”

A security design flaw in Intel x86 chips may force users to sacrifice up to 33% of performance to mitigate the issue. More testing is required, and more info can be found with technical details on the linux kernel mailing list, postgresql page, and here:

From:, courtesy of Fredrik Korsbäck on the slack community.