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Nick FitzGerald of ESET on scanning UEFI

ESET recently released a scanner for UEFI. Nick FitzGerald, ESET, Senior Research Fellow, has an article on why you should scan your UEFI firmware.

UEFI 101, and why you need it scanned
By Nick FitzGerald
Monday, November 20, 2017 – 15:16

In the rapidly evolving world of security software development, recent research has shown that UEFI scanning has transformed from a “nice to have” into a “must have” feature. Initially deemed a theoretical threat, there was little information about real-world UEFI attacks in the wild. However over time, enough data was collected and analyzed by cybersecurity vendors to conclude that UEFI protection is now required.[…]

https://www.networksasia.net/article/uefi-101-and-why-you-need-it-scanned.1511162171

 

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