Last week in Azure: Securing Azure infrastructure from CPU vulnerability, and more

App Center Team

As we ushered in 2018, our industry was busy responding to an industry-wide, hardware-based security vulnerability related to CPU data cache timing. We updated the Azure infrastructure to address this vulnerability at the hypervisor level. You can get more details about the steps taken to address this vulnerability here: Securing Azure customers from CPU vulnerability.

As announced last month (Azure portal update for classic portal users), today is the official sunset date for the Azure classic portal, The Azure portal (, which launched in December 2015, is now the place to find all of our services and your resources.

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