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Microsoft’s Meltdown patches introduced a whole new vulnerability

The vulnerability only affects the 64-bit versions of Windows 7 (Service Pack 1) and the second release of Windows Server 2008 (Service Pack 1), the spokesperson added. Only systems that applied the patches issued in January and February are affected, according to Frisk. Those that used the March …

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Microsoft’s Meltdown patches made Windows 7 and Server 2008 less secure

Last month Microsoft worked with companies to release patches to fix Spectre and Meltdown vulnerabilities. As it turns out, Microsoft might have messed up with the updates. The company released patches for Windows 7 and Server 2008 as well which created a new loophole. The new security issue …

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Meltdown patches with support for PCID performance optimization on Server 2008 R2

Is anyone aware of whether or not Microsoft plans to release support for PCID performance optimization for their Meltdown patches on Server 2008 R2, and if so, when? We have it working well on Server 2012 R2 and Server 2016 with processors that support PCID/INVPCID, but Server 2008 R2 servers …

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Microsoft Announces General Availability of PowerShell Core 6.0

The biggest of those is easily cross-platform availability, with an open-source release for Windows, macOS, and Linux, as well as the hybrid cloud. By utilizing .NET Core … On the Windows side of things, there’s support for 7, 8.1, and 10, as well as Server 2008 R2, 2012 R2, and 2016. Linux has official …

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