Category: IT

Feb 14

Spectre and Meltdown – Revert back to a previous BIOS version (Dell)

Hi, with the microcode included in the BIOS updates released to address Spectre (Variant 2), CVE-2017-5715. Dell is advising that all customers should not deploy the BIOS update for the Spectre (Variant 2) vulnerability at this time. They have removed the impacted BIOS updates from our support pages and are working with Intel on a …

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Jan 12

SECURE IT DAY 2018 | 8 Février | PARIS (Fr)

Hello, L’intégrateur AVANGARDE organisera le “SECURE IT DAY 2018” qui se déroulera au Forest Hill de la Villette à Paris le Jeudi 8 Février prochain de 14h00 à 23h00. Le programme est axé sur la Sécurité et l’IT, les ateliers techniques seront animés par des Experts et par des éditeurs renommés. C’est l’événement de l’année …

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Jan 11

Spectre & Meltdown: Patch Virtual Machine (Guest OS) too!

Updated (January 24, 2018): Spectre and Meltdown – Patches are being recalled by VMware & Dell EMC – Veeam’s feedback _____________ Hello, I will not explain to you the implications what Specter or Meltdown on a security level. Basically, there are a lot of articles that you can read with many different opinions… Especially about …

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Jan 08

Security – Spectre and Meltdown overview

Anton Gostev wrote a great post on the Spectre and Meltdown attack in his weekly forums digest. By now, most of you have probably already heard of the biggest disaster in the history of IT – Meltdown and Spectre security vulnerabilities which affect all modern CPUs, from those in desktops and servers to ones found …

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Feb 08

Problem with LSI 12Gb SAS HBA card unknow with ESXi 5.1 & 5.5 (Dell)

You added a LSI 12Gb SAS card in your server (Dell R20, R630, R730 or others) and the card is unknown by the server? Here there is the solution, you can just follow the post step by step. 😉 The problem come from VMware. Basically, upgrading VMware ESXi firmwares (in 5.1 or 5.5) drops the …

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