Disabling Intel Management Engine 11 via undocumented mode


Very interesting, makes me wonder about the AMD equivalent, and if there was similar provisions built into it for the US government’s “High Assurance Platform” program.


Out of curiosity, did you come across this from Hacker News as I did? If not, where?

Also, for older ME versions where ROMP and BUP can be the only loaded modules, Purism has been doing some reverse engineering. Might be of interest to you as it was to me.

I happened upon it on Reddit.

I have been looking into ME a bit more lately, thought I would drop some links for anyone else interested: