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Is it true that the processors newer than Core2 have a "management engine" back door with which intel can command our computers remotely?

COsor1
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n_scott_pearson
Super User Retired Employee
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No, that's not true. Stop listening to the conspiracy theorists.

 

If you want to learn about the Management Engine and what is and isn't possible, start here: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Intel_Management_Engine.

 

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COsor1
Beginner
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Wikipedia is not a realiable source of information, however it's something useful. Take a look at this: https://stallman.org/intel.html

Stallman has a good professional degree and a very good reputation.

RAJU2529
New Contributor III
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​not true , intel never access our  computers remotely ,. but recently  management  engines security  flaws  was discovered by  engineers , soon intel reacted for that process ,  and released new new firmwares to prevent  backdoor

COsor1
Beginner
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I wanted to hear customer's opinions. Maybe with a test using reverse engineering could determine if really that's true or not. The firmware is propietary.

n_scott_pearson
Super User Retired Employee
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Don't waste your time answering guys, anyone willing to listen to a whack job like Stallman isn't going to believe anything we have to say anyway.

COsor1
Beginner
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You say that maybe because you have a blind faith in Intel and propietary software.

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