Recently it was announced that the central processing unit (CPU) in almost every computer released since 1995 has security vulnerabilities. The vulnerabilities, called Meltdown and Spectre, may allow access by unauthorized users to private information processed on the computer. The glitch affects laptops, tablets, and phones as well.
The best way to guard your information against a hack is to upgrade your operating system (Windows, Linux, Android, macOS, iOS, Chromebooks, Etc.) Learn more detailed information on the vulnerability, and how to protect your specific machine.