Flawed UK Conservative Party Conference App Allows Public Login As Ministers, Sednit APT Group Delivers UEFI Rootkit In The Wild
The Sednit APT group, also known as Fancy Bear and Sofacy, has successfully deployed a Unified Extensible Firmware Interface (UEFI) rootkit dubbed LoJax against government entities in the Balkans, Central and Eastern Europe – by writing a malicious UEFI module into a system’s SPI flash memory. The module can drop and execute malware on disk during the boot process and survive an operating system reinstallation and hard disk replacement.
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 LoJax: First UEFI rootkit found in the wild, courtesy of the Sednit group
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