from Digital Ocean How To Protect Your Server Against the Meltdown and Spectre Vulnerabilities

27 Jan

How To Protect Your Server Against the Meltdown and Spectre Vulnerabilities PostedJanuary 10, 2018 26.6kviews SECURITY  What are Meltdown and Spectre? On January 4, 2018, multiple vulnerabilities in the design of modern CPUs were disclosed. Taking advantage of certain processor performance … Read More »

Meltdown/Spectre update on HP Win7 system

25 Jan

end user complaining of slowness now

Download KB4056897 Update for Windows 7 with Intel CPU Fix

A new Windows 7 update KB4056897 is now available for download. The latest security update fixes the recently discovered a significant chip-level security flaw in Intel processors. The new flaw in Intel Processors can allow an attacker to gain access to not just the kernel memory as well as the ‘entire physical memory’.



Run Ninite Pro with Nice Logs from MAXfocus

20 Jan

Run Ninite Pro with Nice Logs from MAXfocus POSTED ON DECEMBER 16, 2014 BY MARK BERRY I’ve deployed Ninite Pro to update non-Windows applications on computers that I manage. I’m running it in silent mode but I wanted some decent logging so I can review … Read More »

Meltdown and Spectre

6 Jan

Meltdown and Spectre Bugs in modern computers leak passwords and sensitive data. Meltdown and Spectre exploit critical vulnerabilities in modern processors. These hardware bugs allow programs to steal data which is currently processed on the computer. While programs are typically … Read More »

6 Jan

The Microsoft emergency patch is KB4056892. That’s Win10 1709. KB4056891 for 1703/1607. KB4056897 for Win7/2008R2. I just had KB4058702 show up in WSUS for 1709. KB4056890 for 1607

Reddit Megathread on Meltdown and Spectre

6 Jan

mucho info here Meltdown & Spectre Megathread from sysadmin   Relevant Sub-Threads and links on Meltdown & Spectre: US CERT link on the subject Guidance to protect against Meltdown Datacenter Performance Question Hypervisor Patching Useful Links Twitter Thread Powershell script … Read More »