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Information Security at UVa
Learn about the practices, policies, and other aspects of information security relevant to your role at UVa. Get top security tips. Visit our current information security alerts and warnings page. Review the Responsible Computing Tutorial for Faculty & Staff.
What you need to know about Spectre and Meltdown, the latest vulnerabilities
Spectre and Meltdown are vulnerabilities in the Intel processor chip that is installed in most computers, smartphones, and other computing devices. As of January 19, 2018 we have not seen any successful attacks. Nevertheless, it is important to protect your data and computers. The primary protection against this particular attack is patching/updating your devices, but check with your LSP first, and review an article we wrote about this.
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Please report any level of incident, no matter how small. The Information
Security Office will evaluate the report and provide a full investigation.