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Vulnerabilities in Device Drivers From 20 Vendors Expose PCs to Persistent Malware

Researchers at firmware security company Eclypsium have analyzed device drivers from major vendors and identified over 40 drivers from 20 firms containing serious vulnerabilities that can be exploited to deploy persistent malware.

Privilege escalation flaws were previously found in drivers from HuaweiASUSASRockGigabyte and others, and some sophisticated threats, such as the Slingshot campaign and some Fancy Bear attacks, exploited these types of weaknesses to deploy rootkits.

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