Monthly Archives: January 2018

  • Spectre/Meltdown Vulnerability Updates from Multiple Vendors

    Posted on January 16, 2018 by in News, Security

    From the January 2018 CSB Newsletter: Spectre and Meltdown Vulnerabilities  The Spectre and Meltdown vulnerabilities affect Intel, AMD, Qualcomm and ARM processors used by almost all computers. These hardware bugs allow programs to steal data which is currently processed on the computer. Apple, Google, Microsoft, VMware and other companies have released updates to patch these […]

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  • Barracuda Utilizing “Artificial Intelligence”

    Posted on January 12, 2018 by in Cloud, News, Security

    Is Artificial Intelligence real? Most people would say “yes” because they’ve heard and read about it so often. But is it really “intelligence”? Supervised Machine Learning is what Barracuda has harnessed for their Sentinel offering. It can classify data, determine if it’s good or bad, human or robot and react accordingly based on the algorithm […]

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  • Windows Meltdown-Spectre Fix

    Posted on January 5, 2018 by in News

    Antivirus firms are gradually adding support for Microsoft’s Windows patch for the Meltdown and Spectre attack methods that affect most modern CPUs. As Microsoft warned this week, it’s not delivering its January 3 Windows security updates to customers if they’re running third-party antivirus, unless the AV is confirmed to be compatible with it. Microsoft’s testing […]

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