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EFI Firmware Security

EFI Firmware Security

by Igor Mikhaylov2017-09-30

Rich Smith and Pepijn Bruienne delivered a speech at the Ekoparty in Buenos Aires on September 29, 2017, which was dedicated to their recent research. They conducted research on the security support provided by Apple’s EFI firmware. After the presentation, a technical document was issued, which more closely examines the data collected by them during this analysis.


This blog post summarizes some of the main areas of the research and interesting things that Rich Smith and Pepijn Bruienne found during the analysis and acts as an accessible introduction to the technical paper which can be downloaded from the link below.. This analysis is based on a comparison of two sets of data, built on the first stage of research. A brief description of the created data sets and the subsequent analysis on which the work is based is given in this article. EFI in combination with software security support.



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