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Conceptually UEFI and BIOS code can be modified to the advantage of an attacker as can the firmware of storage devices. These are very complex non-generic attacks that are very uncommon. Whether you could modify an SSD's firmware to modify UEFI or BIOS is a level above the previous attacks, I'm not sure if it is possible, which is to say it may not be ...


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It depends on what stage of the boot loading or fresh new installation point you are on in the BIOS. From what I am reading, it seems you are only at the "reboot and select proper boot devices" screen. This is typically a BIOS screen that is part of the BIOS which is typically located in the small boot partition or a BIOS flash chip. The BIOS on many ...


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The question is old but the concern remains in situations where you might not be able to 'trust' a system that you need to connect to a USB storage device. Furthermore it is very difficult to locate a flashdrive with a write protect switch (only a few exist last I looked) Hence the following answer for 2020 and beyond: What you may want to consider is a ...


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