Encrypted data on five year models of Intel powered CPUs can be hacked

Encrypted data on five year models of Intel powered CPUs can be hacked

Technology researchers found another security flaw in Intel’s chips that opens encrypted data to hackers who can then gain access to everything on the board. Intel says it can’t offer a permanent fix. Recommendations include having devices inspected for signs of intrusion and replacing either the chip or the entire device. Meanwhile, law enforcement challenges digital privacy by demanding access.

kelley
kelley
IvoryDove
IvoryDove 4 weeks

I'd bet the NSA worked to get this into the Intel platform and it was not intended to be discovered. Like the SSL "bug" that allowed the NSA to access every single file and message encrypted with SSL, this "bug" would allow the NSA to essentially take over any computer built with an Intel chipset.

Dave
Dave 4 weeks

Bet AMDs stock price isn't doing too badly right about now.

Pryotra
Pryotra 4 weeks

Everyone wanted to rip on AMD for years, turns out Intel made a lot of shortcuts and poor design decisions and AMD took the time to do it right. Glad I built my machine with 0 SIntel.

Individual > collective
Individual > collective 4 weeks

Positive Technologies, the best name for those delivering the best tech investigation updates 😂

Jdf88 Jdf88
Jdf88 Jdf88 4 weeks

AMD all the way

Barry
Barry 4 weeks

hmm looks like it's a good thing I didn't upgrade recently lol

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