Found this article on using Live Boot Devices to do sensitive tasks such as online banking. While the article discusses the benefits of avoiding a possibly compromised host OS, it doesn't mention ...
Are there any known instances of malware persisting past a drive wipe and reinstall, through modified bios, or firmware on one of the machine components?
Supposing there is private/secret data on a machine (i.e a x86 arch) the most reasonable thing to me would be to encrypt this data, so to protect it. I understand that the purpose of ...
With the recent discovery of the Mebromi BIOS firmware virus/MBR rootkit http://www.theregister.co.uk/2011/09/14/bios_rootkit_discovered/ in the wild are we now actually in the age of Advanced ...