Mitigating speculative execution side-channel attacks in Microsoft Edge and Internet Explorer

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Today, Google Project Zero published details of a class of vulnerabilities which can be exploited by speculative execution side-channel attacks. These techniques can be used via JavaScript code running in the browser, which may allow attackers to gain access to memory in the attacker's process.