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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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