Cybersecurity Researchers Spotted First-Ever UEFI Rootkit in the Wild

By [email protected] (Swati Khandelwal) Cybersecurity researchers at ESET have unveiled what they claim to be the first-ever UEFI rootkit being used in the wild, allowing hackers to implant persistent malware on the targeted computers that could survive a complete wipe of a target computer’s hard drive.

Dubbed LoJax, the UEFI rootkit is part of a malware campaign conducted by the infamous Sednit group, also known as APT28, Fancy Bear,

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