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Kaspersky researchers spot malware embedded in UEFI firmware on motherboards of victims’ devices, affecting diplomats working on issues related to North Korea (Andy Greenberg/Wired)

Andy Greenberg / Wired:
Kaspersky researchers spot malware embedded in UEFI firmware on motherboards of victims’ devices, affecting diplomats working on issues related to North Korea  —  The tool attacks a device’s UEFI firmware—which makes it especially hard to detect and destroy.