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BoingBoing on Intel ME

Damien Zammit has a new post on BoingBoing:

Intel x86s hide another CPU that can take over your machine (you can’t audit it)

Recent Intel x86 processors implement a secret, powerful control mechanism that runs on a separate chip that no one is allowed to audit or examine. When these are eventually compromised, they’ll expose all affected systems to nearly unkillable, undetectable rootkit attacks. I’ve made it my mission to open up this system and make free, open replacements, before it’s too late. […]

http://boingboing.net/2016/06/15/intel-x86-processors-ship-with.html

 

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