ESET Resource Center


May 2022


As Unified Extensible Firmware Interface (UEFI) replaced legacy BIOS as the leading technology embedded into chips of modern computers and devices, it became vital to the security of the pre-OS environment and to the loading of the operating system.

It’s no surprise that such a widespread technology represents a tempting target for threat actors in their search for ultimate persistence. Listen to this episode of ESET Research podcast to find out more about ESPecter, the latest real-world espionage malware targeting the UEFI space, namely the EFI System Partition.

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