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Re: Linux disk partition encryption

> Jochen Schulz <ml@well-adjusted.de> wrote:
>> Celejar:
>>> Why does putting /boot on a USB stick gain you anything?
>> Because an unencrypted /boot may be altered by an attacker without you
>> noticing it.  Theoretically, the kernel may be replaced by another one
>> that reports your passphrase to the attacker.
> Oh, basically the Evil Maid attack.  Fair enough.  But then you have to
> make sure the attacker can't flash the BIOS ...

Exactly. I didn't remember there was a name for this attack.

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