Chrome's Spectre mitigation is a memory hog

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Chrome's Spectre mitigation is a memory hog

Uses 10-13 percent more memory.

Google has added a site isolation feature to Chrome 67 to protect against Spectre vulnerabilities and similar side-channel attacks, but the fix eats up to 13 percent more memory. Site Isolation is described as "a significant change to Chrome's behavior under the hood", which ...

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