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Don't you need physical access to the machine to subvert the hibernation file? After all, the machine must be off so no running computer program on the hibernated machine can do it.
And the physical present user is trusted (and a physically present attacker can simply turn off secure boot), so to my understanding hibernate shouldn't be affected by secure boot.
Also: I'm fairly sure Windows will still have hibernate. If that's true then Microsoft would seem to agree with me thinking it's not an issue.
LSS: Secure Boot
Posted Sep 14, 2012 14:04 UTC (Fri) by hummassa (subscriber, #307)
No, a piece of malware can create a subverted hibernation file and force-reboot the machine.
Posted Sep 15, 2012 8:15 UTC (Sat) by kugel (subscriber, #70540)
Posted Sep 15, 2012 9:59 UTC (Sat) by khim (subscriber, #9252)
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