intel hopefully fucked
g2s at riseup.net
Mon Mar 9 19:07:19 PDT 2020
On 3/9/20 1:22 PM, Punk-Stasi 2.0 wrote:
> I'm sending this again because it seems kinda on-topic (as opposed to say, the flu hysteria, 'womens day' and similar garbage)
> It's not clear to me how the exploit is supposed to work, and I haven't researched it further, but as far as I can tell it seems as if all chips have one single, master private key in them...or something like that.
> My naive assumption is that all locked down hardware-malware has a publick key in ROM, and that the chip will only accept signed firmware. So there shouldn't be any private key. But the intel system looks a lot more complex.
> So, what's going on?
The one malicious use I've seen mentioned is the possibility of a
virtually undetectable keylogger running at bios level during the
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