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posted by martyb on Monday June 20 2016, @10:12AM   Printer-friendly
from the One-ring-to-bring-them-all-and-in-the-darkness-bind-them... dept.

From Damien Zammit, we have this fun little tidbit:

Recent Intel x86 processors implement a secret, powerful control mechanism that runs on a separate chip that no one is allowed to audit or examine. When these are eventually compromised, they'll expose all affected systems to nearly un-killable, undetectable rootkit attacks. I've made it my mission to open up this system and make free, open replacements, before it's too late.

The Intel Management Engine (ME) is a subsystem composed of a special 32-bit ARC microprocessor that's physically located inside the chipset. It is an extra general purpose computer running a firmware blob that is sold as a management system for big enterprise deployments.

When you purchase your system with a mainboard and Intel x86 CPU, you are also buying this hardware add-on: an extra computer that controls the main CPU. This extra computer runs completely out-of-band with the main x86 CPU meaning that it can function totally independently even when your main CPU is in a low power state like S3 (suspend).

On some chipsets, the firmware running on the ME implements a system called Intel's Active Management Technology (AMT). This is entirely transparent to the operating system, which means that this extra computer can do its job regardless of which operating system is installed and running on the main CPU.

The purpose of AMT is to provide a way to manage computers remotely (this is similar to an older system called "Intelligent Platform Management Interface" or IPMI, but more powerful). To achieve this task, the ME is capable of accessing any memory region without the main x86 CPU knowing about the existence of these accesses. It also runs a TCP/IP server on your network interface and packets entering and leaving your machine on certain ports bypass any firewall running on your system.

Yeah, and I'm sure they pinky-swear never to allow the NSA access to any computer via it. I'll be using AMD from now on, slower or not, thanks.


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  • (Score: 0) by Anonymous Coward on Wednesday June 22 2016, @10:54AM

    by Anonymous Coward on Wednesday June 22 2016, @10:54AM (#363805)

    >You're saying the same thing fundie Muslims do: "men are animals, rape-beasts, dangerous bundles of Id."

    No, I am saying that the God of Deuteronomy wills men to be ba'al (master, owner) of the females.

    And hence rape of female children is not wrong (Dt 22:28-29 hebrew), it is not "merely animalistic": it is the man taking his rightful position as owner. "Marital rape", of-course, also is not wrong. The man taking multiple females, including young female children, as his posessions is not wrong. Nor is beating a disobedient cunt, nor is executing an adulterous one. This is what should be done.

    The ruler of a country is not, by definition, an "animal".
    The ruler of a town is not by definition, an "animal".
    Women would have it that the ruler of a girl child or any female is an "animal" however.

    If only that were the case, if only men were animals such as a lion or a jaguar; cunts like you would meet the fate you are given in Deuteronomy: execution.(Dt 13:6 hebrew). Instead males are today (again as long ago in sumer) quite like an animal such as obedient dog.

    What you are saying, however, is that the majority of males on this website acquiesce to the female version of what is right and good. Which is likely true because most techies, and most western males are faggots (that is: weak and useless, like an old woman). They should be executed along with you for their enticement to follow your woman's system of law and rulers, rather than that of Deuteronomy.

    May you die, you fucking cunt.

  • (Score: 2) by Azuma Hazuki on Wednesday June 22 2016, @04:20PM

    by Azuma Hazuki (5086) Subscriber Badge on Wednesday June 22 2016, @04:20PM (#363892) Journal

    Thanks, I needed the laugh :)

    Mikee...poor, poor Mikee. This world is Hell for you, isn't it? And that's where you're going when this is all over, along with your "God of Deuteronomy." Anyone who does the research can tell that guy either doesn't exist or is some kind of evil spirit, which makes you anything from deluded to demoniac.

    In any case, you're not going to get fear or even anger from me; no, you just get a combination of amusement and pity. The more you post, the more everyone can see what kind of pathetic, half-developed walking abortion of a man you are. And of course, I don't doubt someone else besides me is screenshotting everything you say and may or may not be trying to see if you're employed and by whom, the better to send them said screenshots...

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    I am "that girl" your mother warned you about...
    • (Score: 0) by Anonymous Coward on Thursday June 23 2016, @08:42AM

      by Anonymous Coward on Thursday June 23 2016, @08:42AM (#364240)

      >Mikee...poor, poor Mikee.
      >This world is Hell for you, isn't it?

      It is a woman's world, England and America made it that way.
      The world is safe for democracy (the rule of the majority; the rule of women)

      > And that's where you're going when this is all over, along with your "God of Deuteronomy." Anyone who does the research can tell that guy either doesn't exist or is some kind of evil spirit, which makes you anything from deluded to demoniac.

      I would much rather burn in hell with the God of the book of Deuteronomy than be anywhere near the heaven of the god that women have enthroned.

      >In any case, you're not going to get fear or even anger from me; no, you just get a combination of amusement and pity. The more you post, the more everyone can see what kind of pathetic, half-developed walking abortion of a man you are. And of course, I don't doubt someone else besides me is screenshotting everything you say and may or may not be trying to see if you're employed and by whom, the better to send them said screenshots...

      I will know who to blaim.
      Those who entice others to follow a god/ruler/judge other than that of Deuteronomy, the punishment demanded to be meted out by any who happen to be witness, is well know.

      • (Score: 2) by Azuma Hazuki on Thursday June 23 2016, @04:24PM

        by Azuma Hazuki (5086) Subscriber Badge on Thursday June 23 2016, @04:24PM (#364398) Journal

        I'm actually curious: what makes you think Deuteronomy has any power? No, don't say "but it SHOULD." What would have made it have ANY power, EVER? Yahweh isn't real, and even if he were. no civilized group of people would follow that insanity. Not to mention, according to Judges 1:19 the "God of Deuteronomy" would be stopped cold by a single M1-Abrams tank :)

        This is actually kind of interesting; your mind very obviously does not flow along normal contours. I'd love to try and trace the chain of logic here.

        --
        I am "that girl" your mother warned you about...
        • (Score: 0) by Anonymous Coward on Saturday June 25 2016, @07:39AM

          by Anonymous Coward on Saturday June 25 2016, @07:39AM (#365451)

          It speaks to the heart of Men.

          • (Score: 2) by Azuma Hazuki on Saturday June 25 2016, @03:08PM

            by Azuma Hazuki (5086) Subscriber Badge on Saturday June 25 2016, @03:08PM (#365600) Journal

            So because you like something it's true? LOL, fucking wow. And since when were you a man, capital letter or not, anyway? You're a weak, angry, frightened little boy who's fixated on little girls 'cause you're too weak to handle actual women.

            --
            I am "that girl" your mother warned you about...
            • (Score: 0) by Anonymous Coward on Saturday June 25 2016, @10:59PM

              by Anonymous Coward on Saturday June 25 2016, @10:59PM (#365810)

              How does one make a law "true"?
              By following it and by killing those opposed.

              As for your other questions.

              I've had two prayer answered when I prayed directly to the War God of Deuteronomy, in the knowledge that he was and is the war God of the ancient state.

              A very specific prayer came true in nearly the same very specific way (about a month after the prayer was given), and it wasn't for anything "good". It was for the death of a particular feminist somewhere in the world by way of a motorcycle assasination, and for her brother's legs to be shot up as a warning to him. but for him not to be killed: only the woman to be killed. In the prayer a Mac-10 was mentioned, in reality an AK was used. Everything else was the same: motorcycle attack, killing of the woman, shooting of the brother who was driving her to work as a police officer in the legs.

              Another less specific prayer, but with a desired result, also was answered a week after it was given, with a result that fixed the problem. Again not for anything "good".

              I do not often pray specifically to the God of Deuteronomy, as he asks in his law system for people not to say his name in vain. For daily prayers it is just to "God".

              I like young girls for their capacity to be young girls rather than old women.
              It is not surprising your quips about men vs males etc, but makes no difference to me as I care about the hebrew, not english corruption (a culture and thus a language ruled by women). I am very happy when your kind is killed, I have prayed for such things, such things have happened, I am very grateful for the Men who carry out such operations: they do the work of the greatest God, and hopefully will again put your civilization type back under the dirt.

              • (Score: 2) by Azuma Hazuki on Sunday June 26 2016, @04:12AM

                by Azuma Hazuki (5086) Subscriber Badge on Sunday June 26 2016, @04:12AM (#365900) Journal

                You idiot, you're praying to a demon! Do you actually think that Yahweh bastard is anything approaching God?!

                You may be hosting one of more of these entities yourself; if you ask me it explains a hell of a lot about you. At this rate you're gonna die infested with evil peoples' shades, as that is what demons are. You've turned yourself into a giant flaming beacon for the evil dead to latch onto and exert their influence. Oh, jeez, you complete moron...get yourself to a competent medium and get these bastards out of your etheric field, for the love of fuck. If this is actually the case you may be the single worst case of entity attachment I've ever seen...

                --
                I am "that girl" your mother warned you about...
                • (Score: 0) by Anonymous Coward on Monday June 27 2016, @01:32PM

                  by Anonymous Coward on Monday June 27 2016, @01:32PM (#366422)

                  >You idiot, you're praying to a demon! Do you actually think that Yahweh bastard is anything approaching God?!

                  If the God of Deuteronomy, YHWH, is a demon, then still I gladly pray to him.

                  I agree with what is written in his law. I agree with men having female children as brides, with men raping female children and simply keeping them and paying the father the bride price.
                  (That is: I agree with the God of Deuteronomy's opinion on the worst crime in america/UK/Australlia/Canada/europe/any-white-country: pedophile rape of a female child. It is no crime. The man keeps the cute girl, as a person over whom he is master, for the rest of his and her life)
                  I agree with the notion that the man is 'ba'al' of the female: that is he is the master. He is not simply "man" or "male" as you christians/english and others demand.
                  I agree that those who entice us to follow some other ruler/judge/god/etc than that of Deuteronomy should be killed.

                  I am not a gnostic like most christians today are.

                  >god
                  In hebrew, the word used for "god" is elohim.
                  Which means ruler/judge/gods/angels etc
                  The meaning is one who has power.

                  If a "demon" is ruling, in hebrew there is no difference from a god.
                  Demons are a christian invention.

                  As I said before, even if YHWH was a demon, currently consigned to hell, I would follow him there, and would wish for his eventual return to the throne.
                  Barring that, at-least a Reconquista of earth.

                  >You may be hosting one of more of these entities yourself; if you ask me it explains a hell of a lot about you. At this rate you're gonna die infested with evil peoples' shades, as that is what demons are. You've turned yourself into a giant flaming beacon for the evil dead to latch onto and exert their influence. Oh, jeez, you complete moron...get yourself to a competent medium and get these bastards out of your etheric field, for the love of fuck. If this is actually the case you may be the single worst case of entity attachment I've ever seen...

                  This is the worst case of insanity I've ever read. The only ether that exists is ethernet.

                  The fact of the matter is men like: engineering, weapons, books, schematics, cute young girls. Inherently. That is men inherently drawn to wield power.
                  A cunt wouldn't understand, except when she's torturing her previous "male" with prison for the non-payment of child-support.

                  I am very glad those two prayers I mentioned were answered. I was surprised that they were answered. I was astounded as to the quickness of one and the meticulousness of the other: down to everything except for the choice of weapon; it was all the same. I celebrated.

                  Furthermore if women who are "mediums" all oppose men having female children and men being the master, then I agree with the opinion registered of old that they should all be killed (I'm sure you know the chapter and verse).

                  Marry female children.
                  Kill feminist.

                  • (Score: 2) by Azuma Hazuki on Monday June 27 2016, @04:57PM

                    by Azuma Hazuki (5086) Subscriber Badge on Monday June 27 2016, @04:57PM (#366497) Journal

                    Hey, dumbass, your "elohim" could be stopped cold by an M1-Abrams tank according to Judges 1:19.

                    --
                    I am "that girl" your mother warned you about...
                    • (Score: 0) by Anonymous Coward on Tuesday June 28 2016, @12:23PM

                      by Anonymous Coward on Tuesday June 28 2016, @12:23PM (#367005)

                      Sorry, Judges is outside of Deuteronomy, and thus not a book of Law that I am interested in.
                      Instead it is a story book.
                      Furthermore I do not chase whomever appears to be the victor at any particular time. I like the God of Deuteronomy because I agree with the laws existent in Deuteronomy, as read in the hebrew. Whether they are ascendant or have been cast down, it does not change. Wherever the God of Deuteronomy is, that is fine. I believe, as stated in Deuteronomy, that people such as yourself who entice us to follow another power, that people such as yourself should be killed. I believe, as stated in Deuteronomy, that if a man rapes a female child who has not been given away to a man yet, that he simply keep that female child as a female of his, pays her father the stated price in currency, and keeps the girl thereafter. I agree with that response to the pedophillic rape of an innocent young girl: that the man who has raped that female child keeps her. I agree that anyone who entices us to follow something other should be killed on the spot. I would be happy if every person like yourself, including yourself, was physically cut down in a painful execution: that is by a sword: that is you limbs chopped off in furtherance of your death as you try to shield yourselves from the blows. I believe that is how they did it then.

                      It is true that currently, your cuntry, the cuntry that makes the world safe for women, has bombed, invaded, and killed every pro-marry-female-children man-as-master culture nearly out of existence.
                      I wonder, however, the men who run these machines, and who maintain and design them, why do they do it for a civilization that hates them, denys them what is good, and would happily put them in prison as a thanks for all their years of service after one act of defiance to the pro-female-ascendancy creed of your amalgam of peoples.

                      I know that, were I myself in any position to do so, I would betray you, woman, the very second I could be assured that much damage would be done and the tide could start to flow in the opposite direction.

                      Men should have female children as brides.
                      Men should be free to rape ungiven young girls and keep them.
                      Man should be master, and the female a slave of his.

                      I hope that day comes anew and that you are killed.

                      --

                      Also the fact that my opensource software project has reached release 90 and has over 100 weapons suggests against your notion that I am a "dumbass".
                      What have you done for software-libre lately, cunt?

                      • (Score: 2) by Azuma Hazuki on Tuesday June 28 2016, @05:19PM

                        by Azuma Hazuki (5086) Subscriber Badge on Tuesday June 28 2016, @05:19PM (#367158) Journal

                        You really want me dead so badly? Shut your fucking yap and come find me and do it then. Your proxying isn't as foolproof as you think; it's not hard to figure out where you're posting from. Imagine what your boss would think if he sees all this crap you're spewing!

                        That assumes you're employed of course; I wouldn't be surprised if you're another worthless drain on society living off the dole.

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                        I am "that girl" your mother warned you about...
                        • (Score: 0) by Anonymous Coward on Tuesday June 28 2016, @06:58PM

                          by Anonymous Coward on Tuesday June 28 2016, @06:58PM (#367219)

                          >You really want me dead so badly? Shut your fucking yap and come find me and do it then.
                          I have no idea who you are. I want you and people who are like you to be dead (those who entice us to follow something other than Deuteronomy: that is; those who are against men keeping female children whom they have raped as brides, those who are against the man as ba'al (master) of the female). One without the other would be pointless.

                          >Your proxying isn't as foolproof as you think; it's not hard to figure out where you're posting from. Imagine what your boss would think if he sees all this crap you're spewing!
                          There is this statement.

                          >That assumes you're employed of course; I wouldn't be surprised if you're another worthless drain on society living off the dole.
                          And then there is this statement.

                          Wouldn't you know, if it were so easy?

                          You also didn't answer my question about your "dumbass" quip:
                          --
                          Also the fact that my opensource software project has reached release 90 and has over 100 weapons suggests against your notion that I am a "dumbass".
                          What have you done for software-libre lately, cunt?