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7/24/2017
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7 Hardware & Firmware Hacks Highlighted at Black Hat 2017

Researchers will hammer home potentially devastating attacks, and demo a range of vulnerabilities, techniques and tools.
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Fractured Backbone: Breaking Modern OS Defenses With Firmware Attacks

Wednesday, July 26 | 2:40pm-3:30pm | Lagoon DEFJKL

Speaker: Andrew Furtak, Mikhail Gorobets, Oleksandr Bazhaniuk, Yuriy Bulygin

Take for example one talk at the show done by a team from McAfee. A team of researchers with McAfee examined how low-level firmware flaws on Windows 10 systems can break the hypervisor-based isolation that this operating system uses to protect itself. They'll provide details about the discoveries they made that allowed them to easily compromise Virtualization Based Security (VBS).

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