If an intentional backdoor is homicide, and a simple software mistake is manslaughter, this is somewhere around negligent homicide.
Someone suggests adding AMT to certain chips then charging to enable it. You say that's evil. Why and what's your suggestion?
With the details released so far, this isn't remotely exploitable unless your company set the feature up. And if Intel didn't provide this feature, you'd get it from the OEM just like Dell's DRAC or HP iLO.