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Old 11th April 2013
J65nko J65nko is offline
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Default AMI firmware upgrade scare: The global security meltdown that wasn't

From http://www.theregister.co.uk/2013/04...uefi_key_leak/

A computer hardware maker that leaked the source code to American Megatrends Inc's PC firmware did not reveal private keys for signing firmware updates - contrary to early reports.

The blueprints for AMI's UEFI firmware were found by a security researcher on a wide-open Taiwanese FTP server along with what appeared to be sensitive code-signing keys.
You don't need to be a genius to debug a pf.conf firewall ruleset, you just need the guts to run tcpdump
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Old 22nd April 2013
RichardDyson RichardDyson is offline
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My new computer's BIOS/UEFI (it does both) is AMI Aptio. So for the first time ever, I did a successful BIOS update a week ago.
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