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FTP server in Taiwan leaks AMI BIOS source code, UEFI sign

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    FTP server in Taiwan leaks AMI BIOS source code, UEFI sign


    April 5, Softpedia (International) FTP server in Taiwan leaks AMI BIOS source code, UEFI signing key.
    Researchers discovered an open FTP server that holds the source code for several American Megatrends (AMI) BIOS as well as the private signing key for Unifiied Extensible Firmware Interface (UEFI) updates, information potentially very valuable in carrying out cyberespionage. Source: FTP Server in Taiwan Leaks AMI BIOS Source Code, UEFI Signing Key - Softpedia



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    Oh, man! I'd hate to be the one that left that server unsecured.....
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    Yes, this was a very bad vulnerability and I'll be looking to see if anyone exploited it...
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FTP server in Taiwan leaks AMI BIOS source code, UEFI sign
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