viking777 wrote:PS Why isn't their a 'Security' section on this forum?
DrHu wrote:There was another method of flashing a BIOS within windows from the web, while the system (OS) was running, in complete disregard to the normal BIOS flash methods..
Which wanted to use a clean boot and carefully update the BIOS--thereby making that system even less safe; and this was provided as part of the user-friendly mainboard (motherboard) OEM's products/offerings..
zerozero wrote:i'm not a security expert (not even close) but could this problem be avoid using a secure boot with UEFI http://www.uefi.org/specs/
Q: Does UEFI increase security risks from viruses and the like?
A: Any firmware implementation has to take care to address security. UEFI does not change that for better or worse.
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