Filtering Against Persistent Firmware Rootkits - BadUSB, HDDHack, UEFI
jd1008 at gmail.com
Wed Mar 22 18:16:55 UTC 2017
It is virtually impossible to guard against firmware rootkits because
cpu cannot prevent the card's or device's cpu from from executing that code.
This was made known by the malware embedded in disk drives' FW, and
other peripherals' FW, such as wifi and graphics, to name a couple.
It is possible for such device FW to insert malware into,
or modify, the RAM resident OS.
Apparently making OS's executable segments "non-writeable" can be gotten
On 03/22/2017 03:19 AM, Tomasz CEDRO wrote:
> I have created www.libswd.com and www.iCeDeROM.com for low-level access to
> embedded system resources, all developed on FreeBSD :-) Still no interest
> from investors/sponsors to support iCeDeROM so I could focus 108% on its
> development :-/
> CeDeROM, SQ7MHZ, http://www.tomek.cedro.info
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