Check if your Chromebook is stable opposite a Meltdown vulnerability
January 12, 2018 - chromebook
Thevulnerabilities are serious, with unequivocally few inclination not impacted. Google’s Chrome OS, that many ordinarily runs on laptops, isn’t immune.
To assistance encourage users, Google has published a list of Chrome OS devices. The list was initial speckled by Android Police and includes a lot of information, though what we unequivocally need to worry about is a final dual columns.
If your Chrome OS device is listed with “Yes” or “Not needed” afterwards it’s stable from Meltdown. However, if your device has “EoL” — End of Life — afterwards your device isn’t protected, and will not accept an update.
As for Spectre, you’ll need to follow a instructions in this post underneath a Google Chrome territory to capacitate Strict Site Isolation. Otherwise, an refurbish now scheduled for Jan. 23 should lessen a vulnerabilities.
To refurbish your Chrome OS device, open Settings and click on About Chrome OS Check For Updates.