Identification of a third bootkit firmware called MoonBounce, more discreet, more persistent and more advanced, hidden in the UEFI firmware of computers

Kaspersky researchers have detected the third case of bootkit firmware. Baptized MoonBounce, this malicious implant is hidden in the firmware of the UEFI (Unified Extensible Firmware Interface), an essential element of computers, stored on an SPI Flash card outside the hard disk. The removal of this type of implant is particularly difficult and its identification … Read more