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Thread: Researchers discover that Intel chips have an unfixable security flaw

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    Default Researchers discover that Intel chips have an unfixable security flaw

    Security researchers have discovered another flaw in recent Intel chips that, while difficult to exploit, is completely unpatchable. The vulnerability is within Intel's Converged Security and Management Engine (CSME), a part of the chip that controls system boot-up, power levels, firmware and, most critically, cryptographic functions. Security specialists Positive Technologies have found that a tiny gap in security in that module that could allow attackers to inject malicious code and, eventually, commandeer your PC.
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    Another one . AMD is where its at right now. These exploits might mean nothing to you an me however where a hack can reap real benefits ( Data and Server Farms), these Flaws are really scary.
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    These security flaw stories popup as often as CV hand washing advertisements.

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