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EFF warns that Intel's Management Engine is a security risk

via:Solidot     time:2017/5/15 17:30:28     readed:1882

stayFSFAfter that, the electronic outpost Foundation (EFF) was also on Intel's Management EngineA security warning was issued. From 2008 onwards, Intel processor platform have built a low power subsystem of Management Engine (ME), which contains one or more core processor, memory, clock system, internal bus, retention of protected memory, operating system and procedures, access to the main memory of the system and network. ME can access and control PC completely, can start and turn off the computer, read open files, check all running programs, track buttons and mouse movements, and even capture screenshots. Earlier this month, Intel released patches to fix Intel Active Management Technology (AMT)A Remote Code Execution VulnerabilityAMT is provided with the Management Engine to the enterprise market, which allows the system administrator to remotely control the computer. EFF believes that Intel should provide the lowest level of transparency about Management Engine's work, allowing users to control Management Engine in their computers. If you use Linux, you can passA toolCheck if AMT is enabled.

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