As Unified Extensible Firmware Interface (UEFI) replaced legacy BIOS as the leading technology embedded into chips of modern computers and devices, it became vital to the security of the pre-OS environment and to the loading of the operating system. It’s no surprise that such a widespread technology represents a tempting target for threat actors in their search for ultimate persistence.
Listen to the latest episode of ESET Research podcast to find out more about ESPecter, the latest real-world espionage malware targeting the UEFI space, namely the EFI System Partition.
Host: Aryeh Goretsky, ESET Distinguished Researcher
Guests: Jean-Ian Boutin, ESET Head of Threat Research, Martin Smolár, ESET Malware Researcher
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