Re: Fwd: Fwd: question regarding verification of a debian installation iso
Eduardo M KALINOWSKI <email@example.com> 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?