TPM 2.0 security flaw could leave billions vulnerable to hackers — is your laptop affected? Reviews

Intel Platform Trust Technology (TPM 2.0) BIOS settings

The TPM 2.0 chip is designed to help make Windows 11 PCs and other devices more secure, which you may recall from our explainer on TPM 2.0 back when it was announced as a requirement for Windows 11. 

It’s also what makes the news that there is a security flaw in TPM 2.0 all the more upsetting. According to a report from BleepingComputer, a newly-discovered vulnerability in TPM 2.0 could allow hackers to execute malicious code, which could in turn give them access to your data or give them escalated privileges on your PC or laptop (via Tom’s Guide).