Information Security is monitoring the development of the recently discovered vulnerabilities—Meltdown and Spectre. Both vulnerabilities stem from a design flaw in many processors. System and application vendors are releasing updates to mitigate these vulnerabilities. We have not seen any active malware on the Internet exploiting the vulnerabilities.
Information Security recommends that systems are patched as updates become available. Microsoft will release updates including one that addresses this vulnerability on Jan 9, 2018.
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