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PC hardware can pose rootkit threat
Written by Samuknow   
Friday, 02 March 2007 04:49

Every component in a PC, such as graphics cards, DVD drives and batteries, has some memory space for the software that runs it, called firmware. Miscreants could use this space to hide malicious code that would load the next time the PC boots, John Heasman, research director at NGS Software, said in a presentation at this week's Black Hat DC event here. More at ZDNet


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