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Suspected Chinese Hackers Unleash Malware That Can Survive OS Reinstalls
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This is unbelievable, but according to the popular security firm Kaspersky Lab, Chinese hackers have created a new type of malware that can apparently survive a Windows OS reinstall. The virus apparently exploits the computer’s Unified Extensible Firmware Interface (UEFI) and remains behind when the OS is removed and reinstalled.
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