Security Update: Spectre & Meltdown Vulnerabilities

 

Allstream Engineering and Desktop Services teams have identified systems within our enterprise environment that are impacted by Spectre/Meltdown.  At this time, there is no indication that these vulnerabilities have impacted us or been used maliciously against our customers.

We have begun patching enterprise servers and desktops in accordance with advice and recommendations from our vendors.

We closely monitor and actively protect our network and those of our customers to ensure we provide them with safe, secure and reliable telecommunications solutions.

For more information, please visit:

US CERT (DHS Office of Cybersecurity and Communications)

http://www.kb.cert.org/vuls/id/584653

 

Advice from Microsoft and Apple to consider for your personal systems:

Microsoft: Protect your Windows devices against Spectre and Meltdown

https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/help/4073757/protect-your-windows-devices-against-spectre-meltdown

Apple: Security Updates

https://support.apple.com/en-us/HT208394