Rootkits on a PCI Card?

 
 
By Ryan Naraine  |  Posted 2006-11-17
 
 
 

A well-respected British security researcher has found a way to use a PCI device to plant an offensive rootkit on Windows machines. John Heasman, principal security consultant at NGSS (Next-Generation Security Software) released a research paper on the Daily Dave mailing list discussing a means of persisting a rootkit on a PCI device containing a flashable expansion ROM...

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