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PLATINUM hackers bypass Windows Firewall using Intel’s AMT

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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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No More Carl Zeiss Lenses in Nokia Phones

HMD Global has confirmed on Twitter that we won’t be seeing Carl Zeiss in Nokia’s new phones. This comes as a bummer for some of us who knew Nokia for its Zeiss lenses. The lenses certainly did a remarkable job. But when Microsoft bought Nokia, it took with it all that. The new folks who …

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Microsoft Solitaire Collection now on Android and iOS

Microsoft has brought its nostalgic Microsoft Solitaire Collection to the world of Android and iOS.  The apps are already available for download. Since Windows 3.0, 1990, Microsoft has bundled solitaire with Windows. The game “helped users transition to using a GUI”. It has since become a staple of the Windows operating system, and has always been confined …

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