Kaspersky uncovers second-ever UEFI-based malware attacks

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Kaspersky uncovers second-ever UEFI-based malware attacks
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Kaspersky uncovers second-ever UEFI-based malware attacks

Because UEFI lives within a flash memory chip, any malware injected into it can survive reboots, formats and OS reinstalls

Researchers from Russian antivirus maker Kaspersky claim to have uncovered a second case of a rogue UEFI-based malware, developed by Chinese-speaking hackers to target diplomatic entities in Asia, Africa,...

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