#spectre / #meltdown reality check over at the xorl blog: https://xorl.wordpress.com/2018/01/10/thoughts-on-meltdown-spectre/
"The only real victim that this attack is more valuable than privilege escalation attacks is shared hosting providers. Whether that is virtual machines, containers, or anything similar. Those exploitation techniques break the sole business model of those companies. Huge players [..] are selling exactly what Meltdown & Spectre proved that it doesn’t exist, high quality isolation between shared resources."