First it was Meltdown (mainly Intel)
Then Spectre (Intel affected the most)
Then Spoiler (mainly Intel again).
And now there’s the discovery of three more holes that appear to be Intel only.
According to the article, people who use processors before the 8th generation can mitigate the flaw by disabling the hyperthreading. Otherwise, it looks like this will lead to incoming BIOS updates that in turn has the potential for more performance hits (which may not affect gamers that much, but could be another blow to content creators).
Good thing I have a Ryzen machine now, it would not be fun if every couple of months brought the possibility of my PC becoming slower. This type of PR with Ryzen 2 procs. less than 2 months away can’t be a good thing.