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(Nearly) full tickless operation in 3.10
No signed kernel, just a signed boot loader
Posted Jun 26, 2012 6:45 UTC (Tue) by slashdot (guest, #22014)
Will anything prevent that software from starting and then going full screen and imitating the normal Windows GUI while behaving arbitrarily at the discretion of the malware writer?
If they block any autostart of non-Microsoft-signed programs, they'll break a ton of existing setups, while otherwise secure boot will provide no security whatsoever.
Posted Jun 26, 2012 13:29 UTC (Tue) by mjg59 (subscriber, #23239)
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