Twitter, and Hacking Team

This blog isn’t attempting to cover ALL firmware news issues. I presume you’re reading about elsewhere, and don’t need this blog to tell you about. Especially stories that make it ‘mainstream’, like the recent Apple EFI vulnerability, or the recent Hacking Team’s use of UEFI in their malware.

In general, I go online and try to see what is new with firmware news only once a day, and miss some days. I don’t use Twitter as much as many, so I’m naturally behind-the-times of fresh news. To track UEFI issues with Twitter, here are a few URLs to start with:

https://twitter.com/legbacore/
https://twitter.com/intel_uefi

For example the Hacking Team’s use of UEFI. Twitter is a good place for this kind of news:

And a few security researchers are starting to dig deeper with research about the malware, such as:
http://blog.trendmicro.com/trendlabs-security-intelligence/hacking-team-uses-uefi-bios-rootkit-to-keep-rcs-9-agent-in-target-systems/