Prema Mod and the Intel ME

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  1. dudes0n

    dudes0n Newbie

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    Hi,

    does anyone know if Prema Mod influences the intel ME in any way?

    Did anyone try the ME cleaner ( https://github.com/corna/me_cleaner ) in combination with Prema Mod? (possibly even on a w230ss?)
     
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    Meaker@Sager Company Representative

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    Yes he does tend to update the ME to the latest version.
     
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    dudes0n Newbie

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    Oh ok, i was rather looking in the direction of disabling the ME, since it's an uncontrollable security risk.
     
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    Meaker@Sager Company Representative

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    I don't think the same hooks are in the consumer versions so it was not exposed to the recent vulnerability issue.
     
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    Thanks for that info, that's good to know.

    However the way the ME is designed in itself poses an uncontrollable security risk that i can't live with, so i would rather disable it as much as possible.

    Just because critical bugs haven't been discovered on our version of the ME, this doesn't mean that there couldn't be another vulnerability around the corner, just waiting to be discovered over the course of the next years.

    For me as consumer, the ME is a system in my system, just waiting to be used and abused by hackers and intelligence services of the world.

    Did anyone try the ME removal tool i mentioned above on a clevo?
     
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