Topic: firmware

SD Times Open-Source Project of the Week: Coreboot

This week’s open source project of the week is coreboot (previously LinuxBIOS), an extended firmware platform that is aimed at replacing proprietary firmware (BIOS or UEFI) found in many computers. The coreboot project was started in 1999 in the Advanced Computing Laboratory at Los Alamos National Laboratory by Ron Minnich.  Coreboot leverages NSA’s open-source project … continue reading

Zeichick’s Take: Undesirable consequences of automatic firmware updates

Changes to Cisco’s terms of service means the company can cut your router off, or access your computer without your knowledge … continue reading Protection Status