"Nice Boots!" - A Large-Scale Analysis of Bootkits and New Ways to Stop Them


Bootkits are among the most advanced and persistent technologies used in modern malware. For a deeper insight into their behavior, we conducted the first large-scale analysis of bootkit technology, covering 2,424 bootkit samples on Windows 7 and XP over the past 8 years. From the analysis, we derive a core set of fundamental properties that hold for all… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/978-3-319-20550-2_2


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