A complementary article to my last blog post here, but this time focusing on how to protect Hyper-V VMs from the Meltdown and Spectre vulnerabilities.
The Spectre and Meltdown vulnerabilities have admins scrambling for safety, and virtualization presents a particular challenge — one that requires host and VM protection in order to maintain Hyper-V security.
These vulnerabilities are inherent to the hardware architecture of processors in modern CPUs, which forces vendors to search for fixes through software patches. Microsoft Hyper-V admins can start the process of applying these patches by using the following steps to protect their VMs.
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