red herring

Date: 2013-02-05 06:59 pm (UTC)
From: (Anonymous)
secure boot is like putting double-locks on the front door while the windows swing open.

The software chain of trust is completely broken. Read "Reflections On Trusting Trust".

Until the rest of the software chain is secure, securing the bootloader is pointless.

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Power management, mobile and firmware developer on Linux. Security developer at Google. Member of the Free Software Foundation board of directors. Ex-biologist. @mjg59 on Twitter. Content here should not be interpreted as the opinion of my employer.

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