SMM rootkits: a new breed of OS independent malware

@inproceedings{Embleton2008SMMRA,
  title={SMM rootkits: a new breed of OS independent malware},
  author={S. Embleton and S. Sparks and C. Zou},
  booktitle={SecureComm},
  year={2008}
}
The emergence of hardware virtualization technology has led to the development of OS independent malware such as the Virtual Machine based rootkits (VMBRs. [...] Key Result These features make it a potentially attractive home for stealthy rootkits. In this paper, we present our development of a proof of concept SMM rootkit. In it, we explore the potential of System Management Mode for malicious use by implementing a chipset level keylogger and a network backdoor capable of directly interacting with the network…Expand
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