TrickBot’s new module aims to infect your UEFI firmware

The developers of TrickBot have created a new module that probes for UEFI vulnerabilities, demonstrating the actor’s effort to take attacks at a level that would give them ultimate control over infected machines. With access to UEFI firmware, a threat Read More …

Five years after the Equation Group HDD hacks, firmware security still sucks

In a report published today, Eclypsium, a cyber-security firm specialized in firmware security, says that the issue of unsigned firmware is still a widespread problem among device and peripheral manufactures. According to researchers, many device makers still don’t sign the Read More …

Intel NUC Firmware Open to Privilege Escalation, DoS and Information Disclosure

Intel has patched seven high-severity vulnerabilities in its mini PC NUC kit firmware. Intel has patched seven high-severity vulnerabilities in the system firmware of its Intel NUC (short for Next Unit of Computing), a mini-PC kit used for gaming, digital Read More …