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11/5/2020 | 4:17:44 PM
Curious to understand the ROI of UEFI exploits
Reading the Kaspersky report was interesting to me because I'm always curious what the return on investment would be for finding, understanding, and weaponizing vulnerabilities in things like UEFI. The value is obiously high (having some sort of persistent access to a system, even after a harddrive replacement or OS wipe) but how many organizations have security teams with the capabilties to even detect truly motivated and sophisticated attackers that can spend this amount of time, money, and effort?

Perhaps making sure their existing implant tooling is less detectable is a better use of time. Something like what the Equation Group's DanderSpritz platform did as an example.

 


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