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Chip Vulnerabilities

Posted: Fri Jan 05, 2018 1:03 pm
by Stephen Hart
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. ... older-macs

Re: Chip Vulnerabilities

Posted: Mon Jan 08, 2018 12:24 pm
by Stephen Hart
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. ... 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.

Re: Chip Vulnerabilities

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