Summary of Attacks Against BIOS and Secure Boot

A variety of attacks targeting platform firmware have been discussed publicly, drawing attention to the pre-boot and firmware components of the platform such as secure boot, OS loaders, and SMM. Windows 8 secure boot provides an important protection against bootkits by enforcing a signature check on each boot component.

Provided by: SecurityTube.net Topic: Security Date Added: Dec 2014 Format: Webcast

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