PLATINUM hackers bypass Windows Firewall using Intel’s AMT

PLATINUM hackers bypass Windows Firewall using Intel’s AMT

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 …

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Apple puts Intel Inside iPhone 7: Chipworks Teardown

Apple puts Intel Inside iPhone 7: Chipworks Teardown

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, …

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BMW, Intel, Mobileye Team Up to Develop Autonomous Cars

BMW, Intel, Mobileye Team Up to Develop Autonomous Cars

BMW AG has partnered Intel Corp. and Mobileye NV in a venture to venture to manufacture self-driving cars. BMW says there are plans to bring a fully autonomous car by 2021. This announcement seems to have stemmed from the recent developments by tech firms in the autonomous car area. Tesla and other Silicon Valey companies …

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