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Intel announces security flaw in Centrino WiFi chipset
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Written by Daniel   
Thursday, 03 August 2006 07:23
Intel's Centrino Vulnerability


AUGUST 2, 2006 | Intel Corp. (Nasdaq: INTC - message board) has revealed security flaws in its Centrino WiFi chipset that could potentially affect many users that are running the silicon in their laptops.

The chipmaker has warned users to update their drivers after it revealed that Microsoft Corp. (Nasdaq: MSFT - message board) drivers for its top-selling chipset could potentially allow hackers to wirelessly spread worms and viruses between machines.

"An attacker could potentially exploit these vulnerabilities which could potentially lead to remote code execution and system control," says Intel in a security update on its Website.
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