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Meltdown and Spectre Vulnerabilities Protect Your Server

In this day and age there is always some threat to your server environment. There is always some wise guy coming up with a hack or virus to ruin your server. In this article I am going to show you some commands that you can use to safeguard your server from Meltdown and Spectre Vulnerabilities.

Meltdown and Spectre Vulnerabilities *

What is Meltdown and Spectre Vulnerabilities? Google search words it this way.

Vulnerabilities in modern computers leak passwords and sensitive data. Meltdown and Spectre exploit critical vulnerabilities in modern processors . These hardware vulnerabilities allow programs to steal data which is currently processed on the computer.

What Devices Are Affected? *

In short all devices become affected. Desktop  computers, mobile devices {tables and cell phones}, anything in the cloud. Basically anything that computes or has a processor which means website servers as well.

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What Can I Do To Protect My Server? *

Here is a list of commands that you can put in your terminal. The key is staying up to date.

Ubuntu & Debian Servers *

sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get dist-upgrade

Cent OS *

sudo yum update/code]
<h3>Fedora Servers</h3>
sudo dnf update

Finally after you run the updates then reboots the server. Regardless of the server type here is the code to reboot your server.

sudo reboot
Meltdown and Spectre Vulnerabilities Protect Your Server was last modified: November 15th, 2018 by Maximus Mccullough

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