Chip Vulnerabilities

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Chip Vulnerabilities

Post by Stephen Hart » Fri Jan 05, 2018 1:03 pm

Here's a brief article on the Intel and ARM chip vulnerabilities, mostly patched already by recent macOS and iOS updates.
More comprehensive macOS and iOS updates are in the works.

http://appleinsider.com/articles/18/01/ ... older-macs
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Re: Chip Vulnerabilities

Post by Stephen Hart » Mon Jan 08, 2018 12:24 pm

Apple has made iOS 11.2.2 available for the iPhone and iPad, and has issued a supplementary security update for macOS High Sierra 10.13.2 to further deal with the "Meltdown" attack vector and the "Spectre" vulnerability for the first time.
http://appleinsider.com/articles/18/01/ ... provements

The macOS Software Update is only 142 MB, so it'll download relatively quickly.

The iOS update, 11.2.2, is 75.5 MB.
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Re: Chip Vulnerabilities

Post by Stephen Hart » Mon Jan 22, 2018 4:05 pm

The New Way Your Computer Can Be Attacked
The Atlantic

Unprecedented computer-chip vulnerabilities exposed this month paint a grim picture of the future of cybersecurity. Read the full story


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