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Researcher finds another security flaw in Intel management firmware [Updated] | Ars Technica

"But Intel says this is basically PC manufacturers' fault for not properly protecting the configuration for AMT in BIOS setup menus."

'Meltdown and Spectre are not the only security problems Intel is facing these days. '

'Then in November of 2017, Intel pushed urgent security patches to PC vendors for additional management firmware vulnerable to such attacks—technologies embedded in most Intel-based PCs shipped since 2015. '

'We issued guidance on best configuration practices in 2015 and updated it in November 2017, and we strongly urge OEMs to configure their systems to maximize security. '

'Late last month, Intel issued guidelines on best practices for configuring AMT to prevent these and other types of AMT-based attacks on PCs. '

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