January 18, 2018
As you may have heard on the news, computer researchers recently discovered that the main chip in most modern computers—the CPU—has a hardware bug, “Meltdown and Spectre.” At GLCU, your security is our top priority and we wanted to alert you in case you had concerns.
This vulnerability is a design flaw that has been around for years and it affects most devices including PC's, laptops, tablets and phones. This hardware bug allows malicious programs to steal data that is being processed in your device's memory.
The best way to protect against these bugs at home is to make sure your devices are always updated by allowing them to apply updates automatically. This will help keep them protected and safe when bugs like this are discovered and patches are released.
Our security team has been aggressively working to ensure that all systems are secure and patched against these threats. We have some of the most advanced security tools and systems in place protecting your financial data. Our business is your future!
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