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2/9/2016
09:06 AM

BIOS Hack Detection Added To Dell Enterprise Security Suite

With millions of machines potentially vulnerable to attacks on their BIOS firmware, Dell has introduced a verification tool designed for enterprise IT to monitor users' machines and intervene if an attack is detected. The cloud-based tool takes a different approach than other BIOS offerings on the market.

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larryloeb
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2/10/2016 | 5:39:11 AM
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My understanding is that they reflash it from a known good image.
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2/9/2016 | 9:26:34 PM
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"Rather, if a problem is found, the customer's IT administrator will get an alert and the organization can choose how to handle it."
Does anyboody have any experience how the Dell Data Protection | Endpoint Security Suite handle an infected Bios?
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