“Once you’re in, you’re basically in God Mode, able to execute code at your whim without alerting a single anti-malware application.”
“Everything that runs on your computer, from your operating system to the browser you’re using to view this article, has to boss someone around in order to function. That “someone” is the CPU. For a computer to work at all, it needs to send instructions to that big old chip that takes the spotlight from every other piece of hardware.
Once you gain control of the peripheral system that administers the chip, you have carte blanche to do whatever you want to do to that computer, including stealing its most sensitive data (unless it’s encrypted). The worst part about it is that there’s nothing you can do about it once someone gains access…” – MakeTechEasier.Com