PC maker Purism disables flawed Intel Management Engine

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Disabling Intel Management Engine, deeply embedded in Intel CPUs, could circumvent security risks

Linux PC maker Purism claims to have devised a process to disable the flawed Intel Management Engine. The company's line of Librem laptops, which run flexible open-source firmware Coreboot, are ...

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