Applied Informatics & Research Inc. is aware of recently disclosed research regarding side-channel analysis of speculative execution on modern computer processors (CVE-2017-5715, CVE-2017-5753, and CVE-2017-5754).
This is a vulnerability that has existed for more than 20 years in modern processor architectures like Intel, AMD, and ARM across servers, desktops, and mobile devices.
Updates to our hosted Flight Data Monitoring customers’ virtual machines will be applied as soon as they are made available from Microsoft. This will require rebooting the operating system. This maintenance will be scheduled during idle time as to not affect the normal automatic processing of aircraft data.