Colin Mc Hugo

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Colin Mc Hugo
Security Engineer Manager & CEO at Quantum Infinite Solutions Group Ltd.
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ESET Research Podcast: UEFI in crosshairs of ESPecter bootkit

May 26, 2022

Pay Attention to Aryeh Goretsky, Martin Smolár, and also Jean-Ian Boutin review what UEFI hazards can and also what the ESPecter bootkit informs us regarding their development

As Unified Extensible Firmware User Interface (UEFI) changed tradition biographies as the leading modern technology ingrained right into chips of modern-day computer systems and also tools, it came to be essential to the protection of the pre-OS setting and also to the loading of the os. It’s not a surprise that such a prevalent modern technology stands for an appealing target for hazard stars in their look for utmost determination.

The current malware discovered to be targeting UEFI is ESPecter, a bootkit that continues the type of a patched Windows Boot Supervisor as an ESP dental implant. It is just the second-ever discovered malware of this type, recognized on an endangered gadget “come with” by a keylogging and also data-stealing element.

Pay attention to the most up to date episode of ESET Study podcast where ESET Identified Scientist Aryeh Goretsky meetings ESET Malware Scientist Martin Smolár and also ESET Head of Danger Study Jean-Ian Boutin regarding ESPecter, Lojax, and also various other hazards targeting UEFI.

If you delighted in paying attention to the conversation, register for the ESET Study podcast on any one of the prominent podcast systems consisting of Spotify, Google Podcasts, Apple Podcasts, and also PodBean.

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