• Microsoft expands availability of Windows security updates to fix Spectre and Meltdown issues

    2 monthes ago - By WMPoweruser

    Microsoft today announced that they are expanding the availability of Windows security updates to fix Spectre and Meltdown hardware-based vulnerabilities. Microsoft also mentioned that they have removed the anti-virus compatibility check for Windows 10 devices, expanding the availability of Intel microcode updates in the Microsoft Catalog, and adding software coverage for the Meltdown vulnerability for...
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  • Microsoft expands Spectre, Meltdown patches to include Windows 7/8.1, more Intel chips

    Microsoft expands Spectre, Meltdown patches to include Windows 7/8.1, more Intel chips

    2 monthes ago - By PC World

    Microsoft said Tuesday that it has expanded its ongoing efforts to patch the Meltdown and Spectre vulnerabilities in two directions: by providing patches for Windows 7 and Windows 8.1, and archiving microcode patches for Intel's Skylake, Kaby Lake, and Coffee Lake chips. To address Meltdown and Spectre, PC owners need patches for both the operating system and the processor on their device. To date, Microsoft's efforts to patch the Spectre and Meltdown vulnerabilities have focused on providing the most recent updates for Windows 10, its most modern operating system. On Tuesday, it began...
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  • Microsoft expands software and microcode fixes for Meltdown and Spectre

    Microsoft expands software and microcode fixes for Meltdown and Spectre

    2 monthes ago - By Windows Central

    With March's Patch Tuesday updates, Microsoft has expanded coverage of its Meltdown and Spectre software fixes to more versions of Windows.
    More than two months on from the disclosure of the Meltdown and Spectre processor vulnerabilities, Microsoft has announced it is greatly expanding coverage for its own fixes.
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  • March security updates expand Meltdown-Spectre protection for Windows

    2 monthes ago - By ZDnet

    Microsoft's Patch Tuesday updates for March include a variety of security updates for all supported Windows versions, as well as removing a compatibility check for antivirus software. A separate release significantly expands available microcode updates for affected Intel CPUs.
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