For the past seven years, millions of Intel workstation and server chips have harbored a security flaw that can be potentially exploited to remotely control and infect systems with spyware. Specifically, the bug is in Intel’s Active Management Technology (AMT), Standard Manageability (ISM) and Small Business Technology (SBT) firmware versions 6 to 11.6. According to Chipzilla, the security hole allows “an unprivileged attacker to gain control of the manageability features provided by these products.” That means it is possible for hackers to log into a vulnerable computer’s hardware – right under the nose of the operating system – and silently tamper with the machine, install virtually undetectable malware, and so on,

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For the past seven years, millions of Intel workstation and server chips have harbored a security flaw that can be potentially exploited to remotely control and infect systems with spyware. Specifically, the bug is in Intel’s Active Management Technology (AMT), Standard Manageability (ISM) and Small Business Technology (SBT) firmware versions 6 to 11.6. According to Chipzilla, the security hole allows “an unprivileged attacker to gain control of the manageability features provided by these products.” That means it is possible for hackers to log into a vulnerable computer’s hardware – right under the nose of the operating system – and silently tamper with the machine, install virtually undetectable malware, and so on,

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A global leader in website security, SiteLock offers cloud-based, comprehensive protection for businesses to guard against threats. With tools to mitigate DDoS attacks and scanning and remediation solutions, SiteLock works to ensure your online environments are safe from malicious intent. As SiteLock’s President Neill Feather told us, the company’s main focus is centered on partnering with hosts to help educate site owners on these essential security products. Through raising awareness, SiteLock has been effective in helping thousands of businesses identify and defend against the dangers in today’s threat matrix. SiteLock’s Road to Securing More Than 6 Million Sites SiteLock’s partnership with hosting providers is one step in the company’s mission to

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A global leader in website security, SiteLock offers cloud-based, comprehensive protection for businesses to guard against threats. With tools to mitigate DDoS attacks and scanning and remediation solutions, SiteLock works to ensure your online environments are safe from malicious intent. As SiteLock’s President Neill Feather told us, the company’s main focus is centered on partnering with hosts to help educate site owners on these essential security products. Through raising awareness, SiteLock has been effective in helping thousands of businesses identify and defend against the dangers in today’s threat matrix. SiteLock’s Road to Securing More Than 6 Million Sites SiteLock’s partnership with hosting providers is one step in the company’s mission to

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