[dgplug-users] Update related to Meltdown and Spectre

Kushal Das mail at kushaldas.in
Thu Jan 4 09:09:16 PST 2018


I hope everyone already read about the recently published CPU issues[0].
Fedora has an updated kernel. But, not all details about bugs are yet
known.  Mozilla already published a blog post[1] about the JS based

For now, make sure that you have all the packages in your Operating
System updated. For the browsers, there are settings available to make
site level isolation.

### Chrome/Chromium


Next to 'Strict site isolation', click Enable then relaunch browser.

### Firefox


Double-click on `privacy.firstparty.isolate` to set the preference to
true. Restart the browser after that.

[0] https://meltdownattack.com/
[1] https://blog.mozilla.org/security/2018/01/03/mitigations-landing-new-class-timing-attack/


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