New MoonBounce UEFI malware used by APT41 in targeted attacks

Security analysts have discovered and linked MoonBounce, “the most advanced” UEFI firmware implant found in the wild so far, to the Chinese-speaking APT41 hacker group (also known as Winnti).

APT41 is a notorious hacking group that has been active for at least a decade and is primarily known for its stealthy cyber-espionage operations against high-profile organizations from various industry sectors.

The discovery of MoonBounce is the work of researchers at Kaspersky, who have published a detailed technical report on their findings.

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Source: Bleeping Computer