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PLATINUM hackers bypass Windows Firewall using Intel’s AMT

By | June 11, 2017

Microsoft has discovered a new version of PLATINUM’s file transfer tool. The new tool uses Intel® Active Management Technology (AMT) Serial-over-LAN (SOL) channel for communication. The tool bypasses the operating system. Thus, it renders the firewall useless. However, Windows Defender can apparently detect suspicious uses of the protocol. This is possible through machine learning. It then displays… Read More »

Apple puts Intel Inside iPhone 7: Chipworks Teardown

By | September 17, 2016

Reverse engineering firm Chipworks has confirmed Apple put Intel inside iPhone 7. This is a win for Intel, with the market going mobile. Rumors have circulated around that the new iPhone would have Intel radios. In the A1778 that chipworks tore down, there is an Intel mobile cellular platform. There are two RF transceivers, the baseband modem,… Read More »