CosmicStrand UEFI rootkit found on ASUS and Gigabyte motherboards

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CosmicStrand UEFI rootkit found on ASUS and Gigabyte motherboards
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CosmicStrand UEFI rootkit found on ASUS and Gigabyte motherboards

Malware found in the firmware images of Gigabyte or ASUS motherboards with the Intel H81 chipset

Researchers from Kaspersky have discovered a new kind of powerful Unified Extensible Firmware Interface (UEFI) firmware rootkit known as CosmicStrand, which they attribute to an unidentified Chines...

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