AMI BIOS source code and UEFI signing key found on public FTP

By Shawn Knight ยท 6 replies
Apr 8, 2013
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  1. The source code and unique UEFI signing test key for firmware developed by American Megatrends Inc. (AMI) has been discovered on an FTP server in Taiwan. What makes the news especially damning is that the sensitive data was allegedly stored...

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  2. howzz1854

    howzz1854 TS Evangelist Posts: 611   +94

    We recommend owners to change their oil every 3000 miles. ~ think on that.
  3. What kind of oil ???
    Really, I think it's better for a change of conventional oil every 3000 Km instead miles!
  4. VitalyT

    VitalyT Russ-Puss Posts: 3,670   +1,959

    Track the good people down, and give them some time to think over this, say, 10 years behind bars, for compromising security of millions of sold computers.
  5. Jad Chaar

    Jad Chaar Elite Techno Geek Posts: 6,515   +974

    Wow. I bet there are tons of similar instances around the world that no one knows about.
    St1ckM4n likes this.
  6. Jim$ter

    Jim$ter TS Booster Posts: 158   +32

    Since were talking about changing oil...I change mine when my Accord tells me too which is around 9000 miles :) I think the Honda engineers know when their own engines need oil changes. You know old cars always said in the Manual to change oil every 7500 miles...till the oil companies got it in everyone's head that you have to change it every 3000 Miles. Think about that!
  7. howzz1854

    howzz1854 TS Evangelist Posts: 611   +94

    Hence my point, no one follows what's recommended.

    on a side note, you can get the oil analysed by a lab. but better the oil you put in your car, the longer it can stay in your car. MobileOne for example is good in most cars for up to 10,000 miles give and take. it all depends on how you drive, it wears differently.

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