The error allows you to hack into the computer on which the chipset is installed, or gain access to encrypted data.
A new vulnerability has been discovered in Intel’s new processors. This was reported by Lenta.ru with reference to a study by Positive Technologies.
Experts have discovered an error that allows you to hack into the computer on which the chipset is installed. All processors released in the last five years are affected by this vulnerability.
It is reported that the error makes it possible to compromise the encryption keys of the computer, extract the root key of the platform and gain access to encrypted data.
In the same way, you can disable your PC. The Enhanced Privacy ID algorithm, which is used to secure banking transactions, is also at risk.
Experts noted that it is impossible to eliminate the vulnerability using a firmware update. It is reported that the research information was transmitted to Intel and there drew attention to the problem.