Security Slice: How Bad is badBIOS?

By   ISBuzz Team
Writer , Information Security Buzz | Nov 07, 2013 09:42 pm PST

Recently security expert Dragos Ruiu unveiled his research on a new strain of malware called badBIOS. Theoretically, the malware can contaminate everything from Windows to OS X machines and can communicate with infected devices that aren’t connected to the Internet.

Should badBIOS keep security professionals awake at night?

Listen to Episode 108 of our Security Slice podcast and hear Craig Young, Tyler Reguly and Tim Erlin discuss the relative sophistication of badBIOS, why  more complex malware doesn’t necessarily equate major security threats, and why the anti-virus page on Wikipedia is about to get more crowded.


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