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Security Alert: Critical update for servers, computers, mobile

2018-01-04 22:22:00
Brief Description:
Two critical security vulnerabilities (Meltdown and Spectre) present serious risk to servers, cloud systems, laptops, desktops, and mobile devices. Consult with your department for guidance on updating university-owned computers.
Current Status:
Reminder: To check the current state of efforts to remediate Meltdown and Spectre vulnerabilities, visit the IT Security page devoted to the subject. Information there is regularly updated.
Services Affected:
Not Applicable
Full Description:
The IT Security Office has curated a page with a detailed explanation of these vulnerabilities and a variety of linked resources. Recommended actions and guidance are provided there.