Leak of BIOS Source Code Confirmed by Intel

From cysecurity.news

The authenticity of the suspected leak of Intel’s Alder Lake BIOS source code has been established, potentially posing a cybersecurity risk to users.

Alder Lake, the firm’s 12th generation processor, which debuted in November 2021, is coded for the Unified Extensible Firmware Interface (UEFI) in the released documentation.

The breach, according to an Intel statement provided to Tom’s Hardware, does not “reveal any new vulnerabilities since we do not rely on encryption of information as a defense policy.”Additionally, it is urging other members of the security research community to use its bug bounty program to submit any potential problems, and it is also alerting customers about the situation.

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