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Biggest vuln bombshell in forever and storage industry still umms and errs over patches

Tom Paine Silver badge

The security folks will say that, unless it is ring-fenced absolutely from running external code, apply the Spectre and Meltdown patches. That seems good advice. ®

The business reads "ring-fenced absolutely from running external code" as "inside the firewall". Security folks in many orgs spend their time patiently trying g to explain why the current "yes, but..." excuse doesn't work.

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