GIGABYTE Fortifies System Security with Latest BIOS Updates and Enhanced Verification

👤by Michael Pabia Comments 📅01.06.2023 23:54:21

GIGABYTE releases new BIOS to fix a vulnerability with suspected backdoor-like behaviour detected by Eclypsium threat research. Read Eclypsium's findings in this blog article here. The new BIOS version to counter the vulnerability is now available for download at the corresponding product page of the affected GIGABYTE motherboards. Read GIGABYTE's press release below.

Press Release
June 1, 2023 – GIGABYTE Technology, one of the leading global manufacturers of motherboards, graphics cards, and hardware solutions, has always prioritized cybersecurity and information security. GIGABYTE remains committed to fostering close collaboration with relevant units and implementing robust security measures to safeguard its users.

GIGABYTE engineers have already mitigated potential risks and uploaded the Intel 700/600 and AMD 500/400 series Beta BIOS to the official website after conducting thorough testing and validation of the new BIOS on GIGABYTE motherboards.

To fortify system security, GIGABYTE has implemented stricter security checks during the operating system boot process. These measures are designed to detect and prevent any possible malicious activities, providing users with enhanced protection:

1. Signature Verification: GIGABYTE has bolstered the validation process for files downloaded from remote servers. This enhanced verification ensures the integrity and legitimacy of the contents, thwarting any attempts by attackers to insert malicious code.

2. Privilege Access Limitations: GIGABYTE has enabled standard cryptographic verification of remote server certificates. This guarantees that files are exclusively downloaded from servers with valid and trusted certificates, ensuring an added layer of protection.

BIOS updates for the Intel 500/400 and AMD 600 series chipset motherboards will also be released on the GIGABYTE official website later today, along with updates for previously released motherboards.

GIGABYTE recommends that users regularly visit the official GIGABYTE website for future BIOS updates. For more information, please visit the official GIGABYTE website at


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