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GIGABYTE Implements Safety Measures Against Intel ME And TXE Security Vulnerabilities

Keep Your Systems Protected From Potential Threats

2017/11/21

Taipei, Taiwan, November 21st, 2017 – GIGABYTE TECHNOLOGY Co. Ltd, a leading manufacturer of motherboards and graphics cards, has implemented safety measures aligned with Intel®’s response to the Intel Management Engine (ME) and Intel Trusted Execution Engine (TXE) security vulnerabilities, so customers can be reassured their motherboards are fully protected. For all customers who have purchased GIGABYTE motherboards for Intel platforms, please visit the official website to download the latest BIOS versions as well as ME and TXE drivers.

 

The updates for the motherboards will be released starting with the Z370, 200 and 100 series and then previous generation motherboards. GIGABYTE has released a safety update for the user’s convenience. The GIGABYTE Intel ME Critical FW Update Utility on the GIGABYTE website will automatically detect the system's ME version and update it to the latest version. Please visit the following link for the update: https://www.gigabyte.com/Support/Utility/Motherboard#mefw

 

GIGABYTE is committed to ensuring the quality and service of our motherboards. Any issues that affect the user’s experience with our products will be addressed with the utmost concern. For more information on the Intel ME and TXE security vulnerabilities, please visit the Intel Security Center website for more details: https://security-center.intel.com/advisory.aspx?intelid=INTEL-SA-00086&languageid=en-fr 

 

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