The Intel firmware bug allow logged-in administrators, and malicious or hijacked high-privilege processes, to run code beneath the operating system to spy on or meddle with the computer completely out of sight

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    This is especially bad news



kleinbl00:

    Lenovo was quick off the mark with patches for its gear ready to download.

Ain't nobody gonna run spyware on Lenovo but Lenovo!

Coulda sworn we learned what a bad idea this was back when ActiveX exploits were all the rage but I'm just a hapless user who is always 100% at fault whenever bad things happen.


posted by veen: 632 days ago