Posts by Josh Feinblum

A Message about Intel’s L1TF Security Vulnerability

Today, Intel released a statement regarding L1 Terminal Fault (L1TF), a severe security vulnerability that affects many multi-tenant environments running virtual machines, including DigitalOcean. This vulnerability exposes data to any guest running on the same processor core. In DigitalOcean’s environment, this means an attacker could theoretically use one Droplet…

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A Message About Intel’s Latest Security Findings

In response to Intel’s statement today regarding new vulnerabilities, we wanted to share all the information we have to date with our customers and community. Current information does not suggest that this latest vulnerability, Variant 4, would allow Droplets to gain access to the host hypervisor, or access to…

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A Message About Intel Security Findings

Update Tuesday, April 17th, 2018: Today we’re excited to share that we have completed the reboot process in our NYC2 datacenter, wrapping up our Spectre and Meltdown mitigation efforts. Rebooting activity across our fleet of 12 datacenters is now complete! If you experience any issues with a Droplet that…

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