All major BIOS vendors, along with the likes of AMD, Nvidia, Intel, Huawei, and many others, are offering drivers that have serious security issues. A new report, called Screwed Drivers, from Eclypsium, revealed the worrying extent of the problem.
People have to safeguard their PCs and phones by using antivirus software and by making sure that they don’ expose their operating system to any kind of malware. But what happens when even the drivers provided by the hardware manufacturers are full of vulnerabilities, leaving the operating systems exposed to possible attacks.
Fortunately for us, the end-users, the problems are identified by hackers who are interested in making the world safer, but that’s not always the case. Also, there is no indication that researchers from Eclypsium, who underlined all of the problems, are actually the first ones to discover the vulnerabilities.
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