Absolute Computrace

Absolute Computrace Security Risk Threat Alert

June 5, 2019

Overview

Recently, a researcher discovered that his computer motherboard BIOS comes with an anti-theft trace application Computrace from Absolute, which, after a computer startup, will be silently installed by the operating system and then transmit data overseas. Besides, this software can remotely obtain users’ files from their computers, monitor their behavior, and download and install unknown programs in an unauthorized manner. (more…)