MINIX — The most popular OS in the world, thanks to Intel | Network World


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MINIX — The most popular OS in the world, thanks to Intel -==- You might not know it, but inside your Intel system, you have an operating system running in addition to your main OS, MINIX. And it’s raising eyebrows and concerns.
november 2017 by jchris
According to Google, which is actively working to remove Intel’s Management Engine [IME] (MINIX) from their internal servers (for obvious security reasons), the following features exist within Ring -3: Full networking stack, File systems, Many drivers (including USB, networking, etc.), A web server
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november 2017 by zephyr777
Take a look at your desktop computer. What operating system is it currently running?  Now take a look in your data center — at all of your servers. What operating system are they running? 
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november 2017 by plouf
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november 2017 by sbmandal
“Your CPU has a secret web server that you are not allowed to access”
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november 2017 by rybesh
say goodbye to owning your computer if you're using an Intel chip
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november 2017 by mathpunk
Read the article about Minix running in Intel CPUs? Now watch this video. Was 2 years ago:
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november 2017 by romac
MINIX — The most popular OS in the world, thanks to Intel
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november 2017 by espencer
Melissa Riofrio/IDG Take a look at your desktop computer. What operating system is it currently running? Now take a look in your data center — at all of your…
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november 2017 by fogus
你们知道 Intel 的 CPU 里面自带一个 web server 么?换句话说就是如果电脑联在网上,Intel 只要想,就能获得上面所有信息...
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november 2017 by blacktulip
MINIX — The most popular OS in the world, thanks to Intel
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november 2017 by tjweir
A tiny operating system runs on your Intel chip, with 100% access to your computer. It also has a web server.
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november 2017 by dshaw
"The second thing to make my head explode: You have zero access to “Ring -3” / MINIX. But MINIX has total and complete access to the entirety of your computer. All of it. It knows all and sees all, which presents a huge security risk — especially if MINIX, on that super-secret Ring -3 CPU, is running many services and isn’t updated regularly with security patches."
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november 2017 by krestenjacobsen
“Your CPU has a secret web server that you are not allowed to access.“ (Also, a full Unix OS)
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november 2017 by schraeds
“Your CPU has a secret web server that you are not allowed to access.“ (Also, a full Unix OS)
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november 2017 by forresty
MINIX — The most popular OS in the world, thanks to Intel
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november 2017 by rb2k
Tanenbaum beat Linus. 2017 is the year of the Minix desktop
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november 2017 by blackthorne
RT : MINIX — The most popular OS in the world, thanks to Intel via
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november 2017 by winks