BIOS Disassembly Ninjutsu Uncovered
by Darmawan Salihun
Publisher: A-List Publishing 2006
Number of pages: 579
Explaining security vulnerabilities, possible exploitation scenarios, and prevention in a systematic manner, this guide to BIOS exploitation describes the reverse-engineering techniques used to gather information from BIOS and expansion ROMs. SMBIOS/DMI exploitation techniques -- including BIOS rootkits and computer defense -- and the exploitation of embedded x86 BIOS are also covered.
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