Malware dev claims to sell new BlackLotus Windows UEFI bootkit

A threat actor is selling on hacking forums what they claim to be a new UEFI bootkit named BlackLotus, a malicious tool with capabilities usually linked to state-backed threat groups.

UEFI bootkits are planted in the system firmware and are invisible to security software running within the operating system because the malware loads in the initial stage of the booting sequence.

While cybercriminals who want a license for this Windows bootkit have to pay $5,000, the threat actor says rebuilds would only set them back $200.

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Source: Bleeping Computer