For this recitation, you'll be reading Meltdown. Meltdown, along with Spectre, is a security vulnerability that was discovered in 2018 that affected all modern Intel processors at the time.

To help as you read:

As you read, think about the following:

Question for Recitation

Before you come to this recitation, you'll turn in a brief answer to the following questions (really—we don't need more than a sentence or so for each question). Your TA will be in touch about exactly how to turn that in.

Your answers to these questions should be in your own words, not direct quotations from the paper.

As always, there are multiple correct answers for each of these questions.