Linked by codifies on Thu 8th Jun 2017 22:15 UTC
Privacy, Security, Encryption

Microsoft's security team has come across a malware family that uses Intel's Active Management Technology (AMT) Serial-over-LAN (SOL) interface as a file transfer tool.

Because of the way the Intel AMT SOL technology works, SOL traffic bypasses the local computer's networking stack, so local firewalls or security products won't be able to detect or block the malware while it's exfiltrating data from infected hosts.

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We told you so!
by rener on Fri 9th Jun 2017 08:35 UTC
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2006-02-27

Security researchers warned for years, ... but why would the big companies ever listen, ...

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