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Meltdown & Spectre Protection

Nowadays, Meltdown & Spectre issues have been spread over the world pretty quickly. As people know, Meltdown & Spectre issues can let the attacker access the sensitive information that been stored in the victim’s PC kernel memory. Recently, there also a news about this issues been affected the Apple Device such as iPad,iPhone and Macbook. For those who want to know more details on the vulnerabilities, can see here

The Recommendation

There is a few step of the recommendation for Meltdown & Spectre Protection such as the following

        1. Update the Operating System
        2. Check the Hardware Update
        3. Update your antivirus signature

For the first Recommendation, you need to update the Operating System by “Windows Update” for Windows and Update MacOS which Mac OS Sierra 10.13.2 from Apple Store. For the second Recommendation, you need to check with your product company (either call or online check) to check whether the hardware of your PC is been update. For the third Recommendation, you need to ensure that your antivirus is been active and the antivirus signature is the latest of all before scanning your PCs

Source: HOW TO PROTECT YOUR PC FROM THE MAJOR MELTDOWN AND SPECTRE CPU FLAWS

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