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Re: Fwd: Fwd: question regarding verification of a debian installation iso

Eduardo M KALINOWSKI <eduardo@kalinowski.com.br> writes:

> How much do you trust your USB drive? It could have a malicious
> controller that detects when the correct Fedora files are written to
> it, and replaces with hacked copies. And when you try to verify the
> copy, it detects this and returns the SHA1 (or any other checksum) of
> the original files.

How would the USB drive tell whether you were reading the file to
verify its checksum or to use its contents?
Ben Pfaff 

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