Harry Sintonen from F-Secure found huge vulnerability from Intel’s Active Management Technology. If interested, read the full story here.
The recommended steps by F-Secure:
- Always keep on eye on your computer in public places
- Change your AMT password to be something else than “admin”, even if you are not planning to use AMT. You can also disable AMT.
- If you cannot change the AMT password, you might be pawned already…