On May 1, 2017 Intel® posted an advisory warning of an industry-wide escalation of privilege vulnerability in Intel® Active Management Technology (AMT), Intel® Standard Manageability (ISM), and Intel® Small Business Advantage (SBA) firmware. This security vulnerability allows an unprivileged attacker to gain control of the manageability features.
The security and privacy of customers' information are priorities for Acer. Acer is working closely with Intel to address the situation and have begun releasing firmware updates to fix the security vulnerability. Please see below for further details.