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Security issue in Intel’s Active Management Technology (AMT) allows to gain full remote access to corporate devices

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Security researchers from F-Secure have discovered a new issue in Intel’s Advanced Management Technology (AMT) implementation that can be exploited by remote attackers to access most of the corporate laptops.

Intel is the middle of a tempest, after the discovery of the Meltdown and Spectre attacks, security researchers have discovered a new vulnerability in Intel’s Advanced Management Technology (AMT) implementation that can be exploited by remote attackers to access most of the corporate laptops in a few seconds, millions of devices are potentially exposed to attacks.

The vulnerability in the Intel hardware was discovered by the experts at the security firm F-Secure, the issue affects theIntel Active Management Technology(AMT) that is a hardware and firmware technology for remoteout-of-band managementofpersonal computers,in order to monitor, maintain, update, upgrade, and repair them.

It is implemented at chip-level and doesn’t depend on software or an operating system.

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