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"Meltdown Spectre Bugs" Posts

Intel Identifies Root Cause of Meltdown, Spectre Patch Reboot Issues

Intel finds the root cause of Meltdown & Spectre microprocessor vulnerability patch issues on various platforms & provides guidance to partners & customers.

Intel: Meltdown, Spectre Patches Increase Reboots on Newer Chips

Intel says Meltdown & Spectre microprocessor bug security patches cause more frequent reboots on devices running newer chips & has run platform tests.

Feds, Vendors Warn Meltdown, Spectre Could Hit Industrial Controls Systems

The Meltdown and Spectre processor vulnerabilities could extend to industrial controls systems, according to an NCCIC/ICS-CERT bulletin.

SolarWinds: Meltdown, Spectre Security Patches Drive CPU Utilization

Initial Amazon Web Services (AWS) Meltdown & Spectre microprocessor vulnerability patches raise CPU utilization and lower throughput, SolarWinds finds.

Intel: Meltdown, Spectre Patches Cause Reboot Issues in Old Chips

Meltdown & Spectre microprocessor security bug patches may cause higher system reboots when end users apply firmware updates, global chipmaker Intel says.

Managed Security Services Provider (MSSP) News: 12 January 2018

MSSP & cybersecurity updates involving Cymulate, Huawei, ZTE, Kaspersky Lab & SecureWorks. Plus Intel & Google Meltdown & Spectre patching updates.

Meltdown, Spectre Patches: Microsoft Statements on Windows 10, Server Performance Impact

How Meltdown & Spectre vulnerability fixes may impact Windows 10 & Windows Server system performance, according to Microsoft. Benchmark testing continues.

Meltdown, Spectre Aftermath: Intel Forms Cybersecurity Group

Intel creates a cybersecurity group in the aftermath of the Meltdown & Spectre security bugs that may affect PCs, cloud servers & mobile devices.

Managed Security Services Provider (MSSP) News: 09 January 2018

Our MSSP updates involve Apple Spectre, Berkley Cyber Risk Solutions, Check Point Software, Clarium, Cylance, Fortinet, Huawei, Palo Alto Networks & more.

Meltdown and Spectre: Systems Management Challenges

The Meltdown and Spectre security fixes will shine a light on how important systems management is to a secure business. ESG explains.