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Re: [OT] Re: the ghost of UEFI and Micr0$0ft

On Mi, 06 iun 12, 13:04:50, Kelly Clowers wrote:
> I sincerely doubt it. Although I guess it depends on what you mean by
> "via the network". Worms that infect like SQL Slammer are relatively
> rare, AFAIK most malware get in via drive-by downloads, or intentional
> installation of programs that are infected. Those are user issues and
> browser issues (though local OS exploits may be used after the
> browser security is bypassed). Though these get delivered by the
> network, it isn't the same as vulnerabilities in, say, the TCP/IP
> stack, or a vulnerable OS daemon/service.

But still, those attacks wouldn't be prevented by Secure Boot, so Nate's 
argument (Secure Boot won't improve Windows security) still stands.

Kind regards,
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