Design flaw in Intel chips opens door to rootkits

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  1. ronjor

    ronjor Global Moderator

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    . http://www.computerworld.com/articl...aw-in-intel-chips-opens-door-to-rootkits.html
     
  2. Gullible Jones

    Gullible Jones Registered Member

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    Isn't this old news? I've seen stuff about possible SMM space rootkits several times - is this just the first actual implementation?
     
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    The good news is that it doesn't work on CPU's that are made after 2011.
     
  5. CloneRanger

    CloneRanger Registered Member

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    Curious that Intel techs identified this a Long time ago, but Intel did not correct it ? Or maybe not not so curious after all !
     
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