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Thin Client News Wrap December 2022

Quite a bit of news in the thin client world this month. Comcast Customers Face a Huge Holiday Data Breach TheStreet – Sarah Jean Callahan First a price hike, then Comcast customers got an unwanted present for the holidays (how to know if you are impacted). Comcast (CMCSA) – Get Free … This 45 year-old Unix tool is… Read More »

Are thin clients affected by Spectre and Meltdown?

Side-channel attacks The two vulnerabilities exploit the possibility of a side-channel attack of the processor. A side-channel attack is any attack based on information acquired from the physical implementation of an information system. Timing information, energy consumption, electromagnetic losses or even sound can be exploited to break the system. By using statistical analysis of these physical operations, it… Read More »