Response to CPU Vulnerabilities

Protecting your organization from Spectre and Meltdown

Information for Google Cloud Customers on CPU Vulnerabilities

Last year, Google’s Project Zero team discovered serious security flaws caused by “speculative execution,” a technique used by most modern processors (CPUs) to optimize performance. Independent researchers separately discovered and named these vulnerabilities “Spectre” and “Meltdown.”

For information about the current state of specific Google Cloud products and any actions you can or should take, if needed, visit the following resources:

Please take time to review the posts above in their entirety, as they represent all of the information we have at this time regarding these vulnerabilities.

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