The lowdown on Lojax, the first UEFI-infecting malware [Podcast]

data securityESET recently discovered what it calls Lojax, the first in-the-wild example of malware being used to infect the UEFI boot sector. In this edition of the podcast, we’re joined by Jean-Ian Boutin of ESET’s Montreal research centre to discuss this new type of attack.

We cover:

  • How it infects;
  • What it does;
  • Why it’s different than other malware in its persistence;
  • How to get rid of it should you get it;
  • What other UEFI-targeting attacks could do; and
  • How to keep your customers safe from this and other new types of attacks.

All that and more in this edition of the Podcast.

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Robert Dutt

Robert Dutt is the founder and head blogger at He has been covering the Canadian solution provider channel community for a variety of publications and Web sites since 1997.