Critical Update from Intel - Spectre Variant 2 - Do not patch BIOS

Update 01/22/2018: Intel has communicated new guidance regarding the "reboot issues" with the microcode included in the BIOS updates released to address Spectre (Variant 2), CVE-2017-5715. Dell is advising that all customers should not deploy the BIOS update for the Spectre (Variant 2) vulnerability at this time. Dell is removing the impacted BIOS updates from the web and suspending further BIOS updates for affected platforms. If you have already applied the BIOS update, please wait for further information and an updated BIOS release, no other action is recommended at this point. Please continue to check back for updates. As a reminder, the Operating System patches are not impacted and still

Increase security in Chrome with site isolation

When you turn on site isolation, Chrome offers more security protections for your browser. Chrome will load each website in its own process. So, even if a site bypasses the same-origin policy, the extra security will help stop the site from stealing your data from another website. Learn more about site isolation. To set up isolation: On your computer, open Chrome. In the address bar at the top, enter chrome://flags/#enable-site-per-process and press Enter. Next to "Strict site isolation," click Enable. If you don't see "Strict site isolation," update Chrome. Click Relaunch now. If you’re an administrator, learn how to manage site isolation for your organization. Known issues Memory: Site iso

Critical Update From Intel. INTEL-SA-00086

A critical security flaw in intel products has been discovered. All computers should run the detection tool to see if they need to be patched. An attacker could gain unauthorized access. This includes scenarios where a successful attacker could: Load and execute arbitrary code outside the visibility of the user and operating system. Cause a system crash or system instability. Impersonate the ME/SPS/TXE, thereby impacting local security feature attestation validity. If you need help running the detection tool or want us to patch your computers, please call the TIC Help Desk to schedule - 617 884-1086 x1

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