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Windows 7: First anti-malware product for UEFI


18 Apr 2013   #1

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First anti-malware product for UEFI

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Kaspersky Lab released Kaspersky Anti-Virus for UEFI (KUEFI) – an anti-malware solution which can protect the user’s PC before the operating system even starts loading.

UEFI, or "Unified Extensible Firmware Interface", has been developed by Unified EFI Forum. It is a new model for the interface between personal-computer operating systems and platform firmware. Hailed as the ‘spiritual successor’ to BIOS (Basic Input/Output System), UEFI offers support for new technologies, improved development, and enhanced customer experience during the time after the computer is turned on but before the operating system loads.
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18 Apr 2013   #2

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Honest opinion after reading that article: I fail to see the significance or difference of this compared to something like Avast's boot-time scan which have been around for a long while now and nothing new.
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