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World's First Mainboard with Open-Source BIOS

According to a post over at Gmane.org, AMD engineer Yinghai Lu has reportedly released source-code of the BIOS for the Gigabyte Technology M57SLI-S4 motherboard. This can potentially allow advanced users to "program their motherboards" by... More...

Researchers: Rootkits headed for BIOS

Insider attacks and industrial espionage could become more stealthy by hiding malicious code in the core system functions available in a motherboard's flash memory, researchers said on Wednesday at the Black Hat Federal conference. ... More...

Phoenix toughens up BIOS

The software that sits between the operating system and a PC's hardware hasn't changed much in decades. Now, Phoenix Technologies wants to introduce greater security, usability and copy protection. Phoenix, one of the biggest makers... More...

Phoenix Developing DRM-Equipped BIOS

BIOS maker Phoenix Technologies said it is currently shopping a digital-rights-enabled BIOS system to top PC OEMs, the most aggressive use of DRM technology to date. Phoenix executives said Wednesday that they've developed a prototype... More...

BIOS Patcher 4.00.rc7.1

BIOS Patcher is a kind of software that can find and fix errors in your system BIOS (only AWARD BIOS for now) and also it can add or open new features, i.e. some features that... More...

PC Thieves: the BIOS has you

Pilfering a PC may become less appealing, if software makers Phoenix Technologies and Softex have their way. The two companies are teaming to offer software called TheftGuard, which is designed to be anchored... More...

A Linux-based BIOS

At the recently held Computex show in Taipei Phoenix Technology Company introduced its new FirstBIOS based on Linux. Among the major advantages of this product, they mentioned such things as PC wake from different standby... More...

MSI bios updates

Thanks again Jace - top job. There are new Bioses available for the MSI K7T series motheboards including the K7T Pro, Pro2a, Turbo, Turbo Limited, Turbo2, etc. Update Description -Support... More...

New BIOS for Intel D845HV/D845WN

Thanks Activewin for this :) Intel has just released an updated BIOS for its serie of motherboards built around the i845 Chipet. Updated Intel P07 BIOS for the D845HV/D845WN motherboard includes the following... More...

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