Apple Confirms Meltdown and Spectre flaws affect’s all Mac systems and iOS devices

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Apple Company confirmed that all its Mac as well as iOS devices are being affected by Meltdown and also Spectre flaws

The Apple Company has confirmed a few days back that all of its Mac as well as the iOS devices are being affected by the Meltdown and also the Spectre flaws. These affects have already rolled the computing industry from the last 24 hours .It has been revealed last week that the iPhones,iPads as well as the Mac systems- all are vulnerable to be affected by the major processor flaws. But the company stated that the updates for the protection against the Meltdown flaw are already available. Well these flaws are primarily known as the Meltdown and also the Spectre. It has already affected most of the modern computing systems of today from all the manufacturing companies that have been using the chip designs from the Intel along with the AMD and ARM.

Apple advised all its consumers to download update only from trusted sources like iOS as well as Mac App stores

Well the Apple has been utilizing the Intel processors in the MAC systems. The ARM based designs are being used on its iPhones, iPads, TV as well as the Apple Watch line up. The company claimed that almost all the Mac and iOS devices have been affected but as of now there are no known exploits discovered which have been affecting the consumers this time. Apple advised all its consumers to download the update only from the trusted sources like the iOS as well as the Mac App stores .This update will be preventing the hackers from using the processor vulnerabilities. The company is involved in developing the protection against the spectra flaw from the Safari browser for the iOS and the MacOS.It would be released in the coming days and would be helping in stopping the potential exploitation taking place through the JavaScript which runs a browser from the website itself.

These flaws would be allowing hackers to gain access to the memory of system and also to the sensitive information

These flaws would be allowing the hackers to gain access to the memory of the system and also to the sensitive information. This has been discovered by the team of security researchers who have been working at the Project zero of Google. The security vulnerabilities are termed as the Meltdown and the Spectre which has affected almost all the modern CPUs including all those produced by the Intel, AMD and also ARM holdings.

The updates to protect consumers against this kind of vulnerability called Spectre are soon to be released in coming days.

The updates for the iOS11.2, iOS10.13.2 along with the tvOS11.2 systems have been issued by the Apple to provide complete protection against the Meltdown. No cases have been reported where customers are being affected by these security flaws. Well, the updates to protect the consumers against this kind of the vulnerability called Spectre are soon to be released in the coming days. According to the Apple, these techniques of the flaw are very difficult to exploit but they can affect the systems in the JavaScript running which is in the web browser.

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