UEFI malware discovered, Russians blamed

Security researchers have detected a powerful form of malware that can render victim’s computer practically useless.

New findings from ESET Research, which you can find on this link, describes the “LoJax” malware as a rootkit which embeds itself into a computer’s firmware. That means it can survive the reinstallation of Windows, or even hard disk replacement.

ESET Research says it is active since at least early 2017. Apparently, it is the first case where an attack leverages the Unified Extensible Firmware Interface, or UEFI for short...Read More….

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