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Antimalware researchers Marius Tivadar and Cristian Istrate are back, this time with an update on the infamous CPD bootkit family:

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Many new variants of the same bootkits are created simply to avoid detection. Bitdefender anti-malware researchers Cristian Istrate and Marius Tivadar have created a small write-up on the evolution and current status of the Mayachok bootkit: The first version started with its malicious code placed directly in the 15 sectors following the Boot Sector (variant […]

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We have seen many discussions of the MyBios “Bioskit” discovered at the end of 2011. MyBios was the first malware to successfully infect the Award BIOS and survive the reboot. It was first discovered by a Chinese security company; many other security vendors published detailed analyses after that.We have seen a lot of samples targeting […]

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