[Feature Request / Discussion] BIOS flashing protection / checksum

Discussion in 'NOD32 version 2 Forum' started by SecMonk, Sep 21, 2007.

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  1. SecMonk

    SecMonk Registered Member

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    Hello,

    It is somewhat known that it is quite easy for a Windows .exe to flash or patch your BIOS. If a malware app patches your BIOS then even a reformat and clean reinstall of the OS won't help you get rid of all malware.

    My questions:
    1) Does NOD32 verify the checksum of the BIOS at startup and warn if it detects any changes?

    2) Does NOD32 catch attempts by applications to patch or flash the BIOS?


    If not, could the above be implemented? Thank you.

    BTW, many thanks for a hiqh-quality product.
     
  2. webyourbusiness

    webyourbusiness Registered Member

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    post this to the future changes thread - it's the top thread in the forum...
     
  3. Bubba

    Bubba Updates Team

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    Since this has now been done....we'll bring this thread to a close.

    Bubba
     
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