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    SubjectRe: Intel microcode fixes [OFF-TOPIC]
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    In message <Pine.LNX.3.96.981119215610.26981A-100000@nnm>, John Fulmer 
    writes:
    +-----
    | In a serious note (microcode viruses aside), I don't think that I or many
    | other people even knew that Intel's microcode was changeable. I wonder
    | what the security implications could be?
    +--->8

    I knew. And got flamed heavily when I mentioned it on a mailing list,
    because everyone else on the list was absolutely certain that it wasn't and
    in fact couldn't be. (Not this list, one where clues are somewhat rarer.)

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