CenturyLink is aware of the microprocessor vulnerabilities being referenced as Meltdown and Spectre. These vulnerabilities can allow unauthorized access to data using speculative execution side-channel attacks.
CenturyLink is working with our vendors to ensure a holistic response and to patch systems with any risk of exposure. We will continue to provide updates and recommendations on this issue as appropriate.
Information on the vulnerabilities:
As cyber threats continue to evolve, we are vigilant about tracking, monitoring and protecting our network and those of our customers. We remain committed to providing our customers safe, secure and reliable communications solutions.