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Conti Leaks Reveal Ransomware Gang's Interest in Firmware-based Attacks

An analysis ofleaked chatsfrom the notoriousConti ransomware groupearlier this year has revealed that the syndicate has been working on a set of firmware attack techniques that could offer a path to accessing privileged code on compromised devices. “Control over firmware gives attackers virtually unmatched powers both to directly cause damage and to enable other long-term strategic goals,”