FreeBSD and User Security

perryh at perryh at
Thu Jun 12 08:14:15 UTC 2008

> How do you know that the bios has not been reflashed by a virus,
> trojan, or rootkit?

For that matter, how do you know that the *original* bios was free
of "interesting non-essentials"?  It's been a few years since bios
were delivered in socketed ROMs/EPROMs (readable by a standalone
device, independently of their own operation) or since sources were
typically published :)

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