Microsoft has a new way to keep your computer’s firmware from being hacked

In the constant cat and mouse game that is PC security, hackers have increasingly turned to firmware exploits to carry out their attacks. There are a couple of reasons for the uptick. One obvious one is that firmware, as the code that defines the relationship between hardware and software, is vitally important to any computer. Another major issue is that firmware is often written by hardware manufacturers instead of operating system developers like Microsoft. This means there are countless different varieties of firmware, each with their own particular set of…

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