Re: [OT] Re: the ghost of UEFI and Micr0$0ft
Andrei POPESCU <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> But still, those attacks wouldn't be prevented by Secure Boot, so Nate's
> argument (Secure Boot won't improve Windows security) still stands.
That's why the whole thing seems so creepy... even if they --
currently! -- allow it to be disabled:
It really won't make computer systems much "safer" (from malware etc)
in practice, but it _does_ conveniently lay the groundwork for the
sort of locked-down no-user-control hardware ecosystem which is
fervently desired by many unsavory parties, who are most certainly not
acting with the best interests of the public in mind. Not just
Microsoft, but *AA ("closing the analogue hole isn't enough!") etc.
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