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Old 01-09-2017, 10:34 PM   #1
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Intel skylake CPU intel debugger may be vulnerable as per link


http://www.itnews.com.au/news/intel-...via-usb-446889

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some new Intel processors contain a debugging interface accessible via USB 3.0 ports, that can be used to obtain full control over a system and perform attacks that are undetectable by current security tools.

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No special software or hardware tricks are required to exploit target the vulnerability, the researchers said.

Simply having DCI enabled is sufficient

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Old 01-11-2017, 11:20 AM   #2
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“An attacker could change the BIOS configuration (for example, by using a Flash memory programmer) when they have physical access to the equipment during manufacturing, storage or usage.

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