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How to protect your device from the Spectre and Meltdown flaw

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The Spectre and Meltdown Flaw

New information has come out in regards to the Spectre and Meltdown security flaw that is affecting over a billion devices. In case you have not been keeping up to date on the recent vulnerability, no need to worry, Enterfusion has you covered. To keep it simple, both the Spectre and Meltdown exploits can be used by hackers to get sensitive information from you – everything from passwords and credit card information to emails, etc. The flaws affect processing chips made by Intel, AMD and ARM. Essentially, if you have a desktop, smartphone, laptop, or cloud service from Apple, Google, Amazon or Microsoft you might be vulnerable.

What can you do from your end to help the situation? Simply update your device. The software updates will only provide a partial fix, but it is best to update your device as soon as possible to prevent hackers from stealing sensitive information.

Enterfusion is always on top of the latest updates, therefore, our clients have already been protected against the flaw.

For a list of the available fixes to protect you from the flaw, click here .

If you would like more information on the Spectre and Meltdown exploits, click here.