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Help! I just spilled my drink on my laptop!

Posted by Caitlin G on Sat, Sep 02, 2017

Don't Panic!

We've all been there at least once, and it doesn't feel good. Mistakes get made, drinks come too close to electronics, stray elbows go where they shouldn't, and your laptop gets soaked. So what do you do now? It's time to act quickly, and stay calm.

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Intel's Active Management Technology: a "We Told You So" Moment

Posted by Caitlin G on Thu, Jun 01, 2017

While the world has been rushing to deal with the Wannacry ransomware attack, a recent vulnerability in Intel's AMT software, (CVE-2017-5869) has been making equally significant waves, although it is somewhat less widely reported. We're here to explain what AMT is, why it makes you vulnerable to hackers, and how you can mitigate this risk.

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Tags: Network Security, Hackers, Security, Intel, Active Management Technology, firmware, exploits