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a bit more on the Intel AMT story…

http://www.kb.cert.org/vuls/id/491375

https://mattermedia.com/blog/disabling-intel-amt/

 

“Recently there was a branch of news and comments on Intel Active Management Technology, Intel Small Business Technology, and Intel Standard Manageability Escalation of Privilege – INTEL-SA-00075 (CVE-2017-5689). Maksim Malyutin, a member of our Embedi research team, was first to discover this vulnerability. There has been a lot of disinformation presented as “fact” and a tremendous amount of baseless assumptions being floated around by some media outlets ever since the news was released Intel representatives have asked Embedi to hold off on disclosing any technical details regarding this issue until further notice. The vulnerability is a serious threat and the prevention measures from exploitation is a timely process for users – timely, but necessary.[…]”

https://www.embedi.com/news/mythbusters-cve-2017-5689

http://thehackernews.com/2017/05/intel-server-chipsets.html

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