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OEMs aren’t exactly speedy when it comes to rolling out Android update, on the other hand, Meltdown and Spectre security vulnerabilities have been patched in supported Windows Phones. Microsoft is today rolling out a new cumulative update to supported versions of Windows 10 Mobile operating system.

The latest cumulative release is available for Windows Phones compatible with Windows 10 Mobile Fall Creators Update. The update advances the operating system to Build 15254.158 and it comes with no other changes.

It’s worth noting that Microsoft is also rolling out Spectre and Meltdown fixes for phones with Creators Update and Anniversary Update. Windows 10 Mobile Build 15254.158 includes the following changes.

  • Security updates to Microsoft Scripting Engine, Microsoft Edge, Windows Graphics, and Windows Kernel.

While Windows 10 Mobile is pretty much dead, the company has only recently acknowledged that it is committed to providing security updates until 2020. Despite Microsoft has no plans to ship new features or hardware for its mobile operating system, your Windows Phone’s security is top notch in comparison to Android.

Microsoft has already shipped emergency updates to Windows earlier this week. The fixes the Meltdown and Spectre security vulnerabilities in chipsets from Intel, AMD, and ARM on Windows 10, 8.1 and 7 operating systems.

  • pege63

    Yes they fixes the Meltdown and Spectre security vulnerabilities in chipsets from Intel, AMD, and ARM on Windows 10, 8.1 and 7 operating systems. But on 8.1.2 WP they did NOT give a dam on that!!!!

    • Abraham John

      They ended support for WP 8.1 last year

      • pege63

        And you think that’s an excuse? There is still updates for 7 and 8.1 for PC

        • Yes, that’s a good excuse. Why should they update an announced ended update OS? Should they also update Win 3.11?

          • pege63

            U r not so smart dude, think abit….

  • M Rankin

    Sweet this all seems to have fixed the Microsoft Edge refreshing

  • Bana Na

    chan

  • Bana Na

    Cần lưu ý rằng Microsoft cũng đang triển khai các bản sửa lỗi cho Spectre và Meltdown cho điện thoại với Cập nhật của Người tạo và Cập nhật về Anniversary. Windows 10 Mobile Build 15254.158 bao gồm các thay đổi sau đây.

    Cập nhật bảo mật cho Microsoft Scripting Engine, Microsoft Edge, Đồ hoạ Windows và Hạt nhân Windows.