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Spectre mitigation updates available for testing in Ubuntu Proposed

By Dustin Kirkland on 17 January 2018

Canonical holds Ubuntu to the highest standards of security and quality. This week we published candidate Ubuntu kernels providing mitigation for CVE-2017-5715 and CVE-2017-5753 (ie, Spectre / Variants 1 & 2) to their respective…

Canonical announcements

Ubuntu Updates for the Meltdown / Spectre Vulnerabilities

By Dustin Kirkland on 4 January 2018

  For up-to-date patch, package, and USN links, please refer to: https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Securi...   Unfortunately, you’ve probably already read about one of the most widespread security issues…

Canonical announcements
Cloud and server

Canonical helps DeNA lower operational cost of always-on service

By Canonical on 12 December 2017

DeNA is one of the most popular mobile and online platforms in Japan, offering games, e-commerce, entertainment, healthcare, and automotive services. The always-on DeNA infrastructure is powered by Ubuntu. When Canonical released Livepatch…

Cloud and server

Security Team Weekly Summary: December 7, 2017

By Canonical on 7 December 2017

The Security Team weekly reports are intended to be very short summaries of the Security Team’s weekly activities. If you would like to reach the Security Team, you can find us at the #ubuntu-hardened channel on FreeNode.…

Cloud and server
Internet of Things

Building a future-proofed IoT consumer device with brand stores

By Sarah Dickinson on 20 November 2017

When building or deploying any IoT device either in remote locations or consumer’s homes, it is now essential for manufacturers to consider and review how their devices can be future-proofed once it leaves their warehouses – such as…

Cloud and server

Security Team Weekly Summary: November 16, 2017

By Canonical on 16 November 2017

  The Security Team weekly reports are intended to be very short summaries of the Security Team’s weekly activities. If you would like to reach the Security Team, you can find us at the #ubuntu-hardened channel on FreeNode.…

Cloud and server

Security Team Weekly Summary: November 9, 2017

By Canonical on 9 November 2017

The Security Team weekly reports are intended to be very short summaries of the Security Team’s weekly activities. If you would like to reach the Security Team, you can find us at the #ubuntu-hardened channel…