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Intel AMT Easy To Hack

Posted 14 Jan 2018 | No Comments | 204 views

F-Secure has announced that Intel’s Active Management Technology (AMT) is vulnerable to a trivial exploit that allows an attacker to bypass any credentials on laptop. An attacker only needs physical access to a laptop and time to reboot it.  During the reboot, the user simply presses CTRL-P and logs into Intel Management Engine BIOS Extension (MEBx) using the default password. The attacker can then setup their access to access the laptop from another location on the network.  To protect your laptop, change the default password, and keep your laptop clo

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