Trickbot Malware Threat and UEFI

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This type of malware has always been scary but once it starts working it's a real waste of time to spread it around because it's way too valueable to get caught on some useless home computers.

At the moment, researchers have detected Trickbot using the tool only to test whether an infected machine is protected against unauthorized changes to the UEFI. But with a single line of code, the malware could be modified to infect or completely erase the critical piece of firmware.
Looks like it's still under "development" :)

Last time my SSD firmware got erased so I lost all data, I wonder whether this was because of "trickbot" testing it's skills?
I couldn't get a replacement drive because that would mean handing over data. 😬
 

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