Tag: Windows 10

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

Say Hello to Edge Extensions in Annivesary Update

Microsoft has released Windows 10 anniversary update, bringing edge extensions mainstream. These have been available for insiders for a while now, since March this year. The anniversary update also brings a lot of other features as well. To install the new extensions look for extensions in the hamburger menu. Follow the link ‘get extensions from store. This