Microsoft adds UEFI scanner in Windows 10 to help detect firmware attacks

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Performs security assessment by interacting directly with the motherboard chipset

Microsoft said on Wednesday that it has added UEFI scanner in its Defender Advanced Threat Protection tool (Defender ATP) to help detect firmware attacks. In other words, Microsoft Defender ATP ...

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