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    Default “Secret” 3G Intel Chip Gives Snoops Backdoor PC Access

    Intel Core vPro processors contain a “secret” 3G chip that allows remote disabling and backdoor access to any computer even when it is turned off.Although the technology has actually been around for a while, the attendant privacy concerns are only just being aired. The “secret” 3G chip that Intel added to its processors in 2011 caused little consternation until the NSA spying issue exploded earlier this year as a result of Edward Snowden’s revelations.



    » ?Secret? 3G Intel Chip Gives Snoops Backdoor PC Access Alex Jones' Infowars: There's a war on for your mind!

    Big Brother potentially exists right now in our PCs, compliments of Intel's vPro | TG Daily

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    Default Re: “Secret” 3G Intel Chip Gives Snoops Backdoor PC Access

    I have trouble believing it even when the computer is turned off. How can a chip read a hard drive without power? I guess it MIGHT be able to read the one spot the read heads are sitting at.

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    Default Re: “Secret” 3G Intel Chip Gives Snoops Backdoor PC Access

    Oh.
    “Core vPro processors contain a second physical processor embedded within the main processor which has it’s own operating system embedded on the chip itself,” writes Jim Stone. “As long as the power supply is available and in working condition, it can be woken up by the Core vPro processor, which runs on the system’s phantom power and is able to quietly turn individual hardware components on and access anything on them.”

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    Default Re: “Secret” 3G Intel Chip Gives Snoops Backdoor PC Access

    So, what else is new ?

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