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White Papers A machine‑learning method to explore the UEFI landscape

A machine‑learning method to explore the UEFI landscape

Building on their earlier work on UEFI threats, ESET experts describe how they trained a machine-learning model to recognize a handful of unwanted UEFI components within a flood of millions of harmless samples. Besides showing strong capabilities in identifying suspicious UEFI executables, this system offers real-time monitoring of the UEFI landscape and was found to

White Papers LOJAX: First UEFI rootkit found in the wild, courtesy of the Sednit group

LOJAX: First UEFI rootkit found in the wild, courtesy of the Sednit group

ESET researchers have discovered the first in-the-wild UEFI rootkit. Dubbed LoJax, the research team has shown that the Sednit operators used different components of the LoJax malware to target a few government organizations in the Balkans as well as in Central and Eastern Europe. The Sednit group is a resourceful APT group targeting people and