Attacks on UEFI Security, Inspired by Darth Venamis's Misery and Speed Racer

On modern Intel based computers there exist two powerful and protected code regions: the UEFI firmware and System Management Mode (SMM). UEFI is the replacement for conventional BIOS and has the responsibility of initializing the platform. SMM is a powerful mode of execution on Intel CPUs that is even more privileged than a hypervisor.

Provided by: SecurityTube.net Topic: Security Date Added: Jan 2015 Format: Webcast

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