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BIOS/UEFI Ransomeware at RSA?

https://www.heise.de/security/meldung/BIOS-UEFI-mit-Ransomware-infiziert-3630662.html

From Google Translate:

[…]”This year’s edition of the “Hacking Exposed”, presented for years at the RSA Conference, filled Cylance boss Stuart McClure and his co-workers with two hacks of a more unusual kind: In one of the live demos, they infected the Unified Extensible Firmware Interface (UEFI) A current Gigabyte motherboard (Intel Skylake) with an encryption trojan. According to McClure are also mainboards of other manufacturers attackable, one only have to adjust the payload to the UEFI variant.”[…]

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