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[TS] Intel's Sandy Bridge processors have a remote kill switch  

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Intel's new Sandy Bridge processors have a new feature that the chip giant is calling Anti-Theft 3.0. The processor can be disabled even if the computer has no Internet connection or isn't even turned on, over a 3G network. With Intel anti-theft technology built into Sandy Bridge, David Allen, director of distribution sales at Intel North America, told ITBusiness that users have the option to set up their processor so that if their computer is lost or stolen, it can be shut down remotely.
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Thieves can still steal data from hard drives though.
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Didn't this come from a conspiracy site? Either way 3G built into the chip...I call BS
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They should just make it so it self destructs then they won't be able to use anything inside because it will be blown up. lol
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Yeah, you know, because all the data is stored on Sandy Bridge CPUs. So killing the CPU will secure the data....
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I don't really understand the purpose of this. Are thieves expected to be lazy about stealing your information?
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Bs

If it's not linked to Intel website it is just BS.


but lets troll about this.
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post #7 of 9
My computer already has a homemade kill switch installed.


I have 12lbs of C4 biatch! if only...
post #8 of 9
right.
die shot pic or it didnt happen
    
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