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Security advisories — Feb 26, 2019

Intel AMT Security Issue

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A security issue has been discovered in Intel Active Management Technology (AMT) that allows a threat actor with physical access to an Intel device to set up remote access for future attacks. This is only applicable to users that have not changed the default password for AMT. The attack is considered to be relatively simple by researchers and the backdooring process takes less than 30 seconds to complete. No user credentials or additional methods of authentication are required to perform the attack. At this time, it is assessed with Medium Confidence that this attack is not being used in the wild, but due to its simplicity and destructive potential, it may be quickly adapted by cybercriminals.

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[1]PDF: Security Best Practices of Intel® Active Management Technology Q&A December 2017

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