Reply to post: Re: It's just the tip of an iceberg

How to remote hijack computers using Intel's insecure chips: Just use an empty login string

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Re: It's just the tip of an iceberg

Well, without that you'd not be able to boot from a USB stick, so there are obvious trade-offs. They can own your machine, and you can own other people's.

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