Firmware remote vulnerability in Intel business products
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Subject: Intel's Management Technology is indeed vulnerable
Date: Tue, 2 May 2017 19:49:54 +0200 (CEST)
From: I love OpenBSD <lampshade(a)poczta.fm>
There is an escalation of privilege vulnerability in Intel® Active Management Technology (AMT), Intel® Standard Manageability (ISM), and Intel® Small Business Technology versions firmware versions 6.x, 7.x, 8.x 9.x, 10.x, 11.0, 11.5, and 11.6 that can allow an unprivileged attacker to gain control of the manageability features provided by these products.
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I just got a connection with Uniti wireless. It's only been running for a few
hours but it seems good and it's delivering the advertised speed for upload
(576KB/s is 4.6Mb/s and a good approximation to the advertised 5Mb). For
download I've got 1.2MB/s from the US which is 9.8MB/s, that's quite a bit
less than the advertised 25MB/s but still a reasonable speed and a lot faster
than my ADSL, I haven't yet tested what speed I can get with multiple
downloads at the same time. For comparison I can only get 800KB/s when
downloading from Internode servers via ADSL. My ADSL connection is giving an
average ping time of 46ms to my server in Melbourne and a best ping time of
33ms. Uniti is giving an average of 14ms and best of 9ms. I don't know how
much of that is due to low Uniti ping times and how much is due to
connectivity issues where my server is located. It could be that the company
hosting my server is connected to Uniti or a company that peers with them.
As Uniti runs everything it's all their issue so if something breaks and you
don't have the thing of your ISP calling Telstra and Telstra taking their time
to fix it. Having recently gone through this I wanted to get away from it in
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Andrew McGlashan via luv-main wrote:
> My biggest rant is as follows:
> "Originally the plan was for a government INVESTMENT of $26.9 billion;
> with monies coming back as a return on investment upon eventual sale of
> the network. Now we have the real white elephant version at a cost of
> $60+ billion and there won't be many suiters willing to buy it unless
> they can pick it up for a song. Hence, we'll lose a very significant
> amount (if not every cent), that is spent on this far inferior version
> that is Turncoat's mess."
It seems to me part of the problem has been that optical-fibre has
always been compared with;
alternatives like ADSL over copper, cell-phone wireless on the basis of
current data transfer rates,
which are good, but not 'disruptive' ie around 100Mb/s. The message
which NBN failed to convey,
was that fibre has vastly more potential. They should have been
marketing that potential,
so that politicians like Malcom Turnbull, who regardless of his
financial prowess is a technology,
dumb-cluck; got the message.
For example it took me little time to find :
"Earlier this year, global telecoms company Alcatel-Lucent claims to
have set a new fibre optic
world record with an impressive 31 Tbit/s data transfer over a single
overtaking the previous record of 26 Tbit/s set by The Karlsruhe
Institute of Technology
(KIT) in May 2011, by a team of German, UK and Swiss scientists."
Now this seems to be a more modern fibre-optic cable from that the NBN
but we should have heard about potential data-tranfere rates (DTR) for
the cable the NBN is laying,
if they had any imagination. Just off the top of my head I would expect
cell-phone DTR to be tied to
the frequency of the carrier wave but the frequency of that wave sets
the cell size.
So to double the cell-phone DTR you need a technology that doubles the
in consequence halves the cell size and quadruples the number of towers.
Where as for NBN fibre (up to some limit), the DTR can be increased by
orders of magnitude;
without costs other than the sending and recieving technology.
regards Rohan McLeod
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