Pierluigi Paganini September 03, 2019
Writing Your First Bootloader for Better Analyses

Marco Ramilli explained MBR works and how is it possible to write a bootloader program, this skill will help you to analyze next BootLoader Malware. From time to time we might observe special Malware storing themselves into a MBR and run during the booting process. Attackers could use this neat technique to infect and to mess-up your […]

Pierluigi Paganini December 17, 2015
Press backspace 28 times to hack a Linux PC with Grub2

The researchers Hector Marco and Ismael Ripoll have found that the Grub2 authentication could be easily defeated by hitting backspace 28 times. A couple of researchers from the University of Valencia’s Cybersecurity research group, Hector Marco and Ismael Ripoll, have found that the Grub2 bootloader is plagued by a serious vulnerability that can be exploited by […]