The Surface Pro 3 has joined its Surface brethren in getting an update to protect against Meltdown and Spectre.
Surface users are in for a special round of updates in response to the recently disclosed Meltdown and Spectre exploits, Microsoft says.
Researchers have discovered a new way to exploit the Spectre vulnerability on modern CPUs remotely, but existing mitigations should keep systems that have already been patched safe.
A new variant of the Meltdown and Spectre flaws has been found, but previous software patches may provide enough protection for most.
Microsoft has kicked off a new bug bounty programs for speculative execution side channel vulnerabilities.
With March's Patch Tuesday updates, Microsoft has expanded coverage of its Meltdown and Spectre software fixes to more versions of Windows.
In an update on its efforts to combat Spectre and Meltdown, Microsoft says it is now starting to distribute microcode updates from Intel.
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