We are very used to dividing the concept of IT security into two unequal subcategories, hardware- and software-centric. The hardware is usually considered relatively safe and clean — as opposed to software which is usually the layer suffering from bugs and malware.
This value system has been functioning for quite a while, however lately it has been showing signs of changing. Certain firmware responsible for managing discrete hardware components has been getting increasingly complex and is subject to vulnerabilities and exploits. Let’s review the top 5 dangerous hardware vulnerabilities that have recently been found in today’s PCs.Read more