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IoT devices vulnerable to Spectre and Meltdown exploitation, patch now

Healthcare organizations should use risk management processes to protect against the vulnerabilities caused by the Spectre and Meltdown threats. These chip vulnerabilities pose a risk to healthcare cybersecurity, potentially leading to the leakage of personally identifiable information and medical device security issues. The vulnerabilities affect a wide range of processors and operating systems, including Intel, AMD, ARM, Windows, Linux, Android, Chrome, iOS, and MacOS. The potential for data leaks is higher in shared infrastructure, such as cloud platforms. Organizations should contact medical device manufacturers and software vendors for security updates and recommendations on patching devices.

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