5:15PM, 08 Jan 2018

TLP Rating: White

Vulnerabilities in computer processors

Researchers have found several vulnerabilities in computer processors which may allow attackers to extract information from affected systems, including passwords and other sensitive data. These are called Meltdown and Spectre.

CERT NZ is not aware of any active attacks using these vulnerabilities, however we strongly recommend you protect yourself with the advice provided below as soon as practicable.