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Free Linux Tool Monitors Systems for Meltdown Attacks

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SentinelOne has released Blacksmith, a free Linux tool that can detect Meltdown vulnerability exploitation attempts. The company has been working on a similar tool to detect Spectre vulnerability attacks. Though free, Blacksmith is not open source. SentinelOne decided to expedite its development in-house to save time, said Raj Rajamani, vice president of project management. The …

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Essential Phone gets January security patches, fixes for Spectre and Meltdown

Days after Google released the January 2018 Android security patches to Pixel and Nexus phones, the Essential Phone has started receiving them, too. Essential says that it’s now pushing update NMJ88C to the Essential Phone. The update includes the January 2018 security patches as well as fixes for the Spectre and Meltdown security flaws. We’re …

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